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Common Causes of O-Ring Failure
  • o-rings
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  • orings
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  • o-ring failure
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  • o-ring installation damage
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  • o-ring extrusion
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  • o-ring nibbling
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  • o-ring excessive swelling
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  • o-ring hardening
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  • o-ring oxidation
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  • causes of o-ring failure
There are common causes of premature o-ring failure, most of which can be avoided if you are aware of common issues. Learn more to ensure you get the most out of your o-rings! Read More.
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How to Install an O-Ring
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  • orings
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  • o-ring installation
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  • apg o-ring installation
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  • how to install an o-ring
Proper installation of an o-ring is imperative for ideal fluid sealing performance of any o-ring. Installation doesn’t have to be intimidating. Learn more now! Read More.
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Understanding Sizing for AS568 and BS1806
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  • as568 o-rings
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  • bs1806 o-rings
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  • standard o-ring sizing
As a manufacturer and distributor of o-rings, APG understands that sizing standards can be confusing, but it doesn’t have to be! Learn more now! Read More.
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Understanding O-Ring Materials and Compounds
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  • apg
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  • orings
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  • buna-n
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  • nitrile
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  • fluoroelastomer
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  • chloroprene
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  • silicone
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  • highly saturated nitrile
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  • ethylene propylene
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  • ptfe
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  • aflas
Not sure which material is right for your application? Get to know the specific color offerings, shore hardness, temperature ranges and shelf life of our o-rings here! Read More.
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Crimp Sleeves and Ferrules
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  • american packaging and gasket
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  • crimp sleeves
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  • ferrules
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  • crimp sleeves online
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  • ferrules online
You can now shop APG’s full line of crimp sleeves and ferrules anytime on our website! Shop now for quick and easy access to the products you need! Read More.
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What Factors to Consider When Selecting an O-Ring
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  • american packaging and gasket
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  • apg o-rings
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  • rubber orings
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  • rubber o-rings
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  • industrial o-rings
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  • how to select an o-ring
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  • o-ring selection
O-rings are not one size fits all. Before buying, ensure you consider material, operating temperature, operating pressure, o-ring finish, and stretch. Learn more here! Read More.