garter spring
Garter Spring

A Garter spring is a coiled steel spring that is connected at each end to create a circular shape, and is used in oil seals, shaft seals, belt-driven motors, and electrical connectors. There are several […]

Fluorocarbon rubber / FKM/FPM
Fluoroelastomers

Fluorocarbon elastomers are a rubber specialty. These are well-known for having the best temperature resistance and for being highly inert. Fluoroelastomers also show a high resistance against mineral oil-based lubricants. The chemical resistance and high temperature […]

Stern Tube Sealing System

Most ships are driven by the engine-shaft-propeller arrangement shown in Figure 1. The stern tube is a metal tube welded to the hull of the ship connecting the engine chamber and the outside of the […]