This mechanical gasket is formed of a loop with a round cross-section which would usually sit in an indentation and be compressed between two or more parts at time of machine assembly, returning to its natural shape once the cross-section is compressed to create an effective seal. Also known as a toric joint owing to its shape or an elastomeric o-ring seal owing to its function, the rubber o-ring is reliable and easy to use. Though it can be used for static applications, the o-ring’s ability to seal a good amount of pressure makes it the ideal choice for dynamic applications with swivelling joints suchRead More →