Rubber seals for fluid and hydraulic systems [electronic resource] / by Chellappa Chandrasekaran.Material type: TextPublisher: Norwich, N.Y. : Oxford : William Andrew ; Elsevier Science [distributor], 2009Description: 1 online resourceISBN: 9780815520757; 0815520751; 9780815520764; 081552076X; 1282700219; 9781282700215Subject(s): Seals (Closures) | Sealing (Technology) | Sealing compounds | Hydraulic machinery | Expansion joints | Rubber -- Permeability | Engineering | Mechanical engineeringGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rubber seals for fluid and hydraulic systems.DDC classification: 621.885 LOC classification: TJ246 | .C436 2009Online resources: ScienceDirect
Rubber Seals for Fluid and Hydraulic Systems is a comprehensive guide to the manufacturing and applications of rubber seals, with essential coverage for industry sectors including aviation, oil drilling and the automotive industry. Fluid leakage costs industry millions of dollars every year. In addition to wasted money, unattended leaks can result in downtime, affect product quality, pollute the environment, and cause injury. Successful sealing involves containment of fluid within a system while excluding the contaminants; the resilience of rubber enables it to be used to achieve these two objectives and create a tight sealing effect. A sound understanding of the complex factors involved in successful fluid sealing is essential for engineers who specify, design, operate and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment. This book focuses on the characteristics of rubbers as seals, their manufacturing procedures, the implications of their physical and chemical characteristics for the sealing function in the fluid and hydraulic systems, how rubbers seal and prevent leaks, what properties are required for sealing function, and how they change before and after installation.
Rubber Properties for seal functional requirements -- Seals for Radioactive media -- Nuclear plants -- Airborne Rubber seals -- Rubber seals for oil field service -- Rubbers chemical and compounding for 'O' rings & seals -- Rubber expansion Joints -- Swelling Aspects of Rubber related to seal performance -- Rubber to Metal bonding -- Manufacture of seals & 'O' rings -- Storage and service life of rubber seals.
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