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Important Properties of Neoprene
Posted by TYM Seals & Gaskets on May 07, '21
Neoprene rubber is a useful material because it has a number for important properties. Learn more about this artificially synthesised rubber. 

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What is an autoclave?
Posted by Simon Key on January 30, '20

Autoclaves are used to clean and sterilize equipment, keeping them free from bacteria. They achieve this by using steam and high pressure, rather like a domestic pressure cooker. In this blog post, we’re going to take a closer look at autoclaves and how they are used.

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Which gasket materials are best for water?
Posted by Simon Key on December 06, '19
Gaskets that are used with water should be selected carefully. Find out more about the best gaskets for water supply or in the elements.

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What are the top uses for adhesive-backed gaskets?
Posted by nick phillips on December 06, '19
Adhesive-backed gaskets are very useful and have several industrial applications. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at them and how they are used.

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Christmas Opening Times
Posted by Simon Key on December 02, '19
Over the holiday season, fulfillment and manufacturing at TYM Seals & Gaskets will close duri...

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O-Rings And How They Work
Posted by Simon Key on October 22, '19

In this blog post, we explore how o-rings work, what their purpose is, how they are used and the materials that they are made of. Learn more.

 

 

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Top Commercial Uses For Nitrile Cork Gaskets
Posted by Nick P on September 24, '19
Nitrile cork is a synthetically based form of cork that has many commercial uses, especially in the automotive industry. Available in sheets, this material can be easily made into gaskets in large numbers in a variety of designs. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at these gaskets and how they are used.

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Top Uses for Food Grade Silicone Tubing
Posted by Nick P on August 06, '19
Food grade silicone rubber tubing has many properties that make it ideally suited for use in the food and drink industries. The chemical properties of silicone rubber  include robust construction, a non-stick surface and superb temperature resilience. This versatile rubber tubing is found in commercial breweries, soft drink manufacture and vending industries. In this blog, we’ll take a look at some of the most popular uses for food grade silicone tubing.

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What Are the Properties and Uses of FKM Rubber?
Posted by Nick P on July 24, '19
Widely used for dealing with aggressive fuels and chemicals, FKM rubber can withstand prolonged contact that would rapidly degrade other rubbers. It is these hard-wearing qualities that make FKM popular with the oil and gas industries. It is highly resistant to oils, heat and aggressive chemicals. FKM can operate at temperatures above 200 degrees and can withstand steam, acids and hydrocarbons too.

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What is Gasket Paper?
Posted by Nick P on June 25, '19
Gasket paper is basically sheeting that is used in the making of gaskets. The sheeting is purchased in various sizes and thicknesses. The gaskets are then cut out of the sheet. Gasket paper can be made from a variety of robust materials including nitrile, silicone rubber and cork. The new gasket will then form a leak-proof seal when fitted to pipework or machinery.

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