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APM Hexseal Corp. - Why Sealing Washers are important

Seeloc® Washers work with traditional screws or bolts to create an airtight seal around the fastener. The silicone contact surface creates a 360° sealing barrier around the washer face when it's compressed. The silicone also forms a seal under the head of the fastener, making for a complete, high pressure seal.

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APM Hexseal Corp. - Elastomer, schlastomer, right?

The O-ring element in a sealing fastener can be made from a variety of compounds, depending on the intended application. It's important to choose the material carefully - we can help. https://apmhexseal.com/blog/a-guide-to-o-ring-material-selection/ (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - IS A GASKET THE SAME AS A WASHER?

APM Hexseal is a leading provider of durable high-quality sealing hardware, including custom-molded gaskets and washers. Gaskets and washers are often assumed to be the same thing, as they have a similar design and are both used in conjunction with other components. While they have a similar appearance, they serve very different purposes.

GASKET VS. WASHER: WHAT’S THE DIFFER... (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - How to Choose the Right Boot for Your Next Project

Download our eBook:
"Sealing Boots Selection Guide: How to Choose the Right Boot for Your Next Project

Learn more about Sealing Boots from APM Hexseal!

The APM Hexseal line of sealing boots ensures superior protection for switches against external contaminants and harsh environments.

Our eBook, "Sealing Boots Selection Guide: How to Choose the Righ... (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Sealing solutions ideal for medical applications

At APM Hexseal, we pride ourselves on providing the highest-quality sealing solutions for the medical industry. Our sealing solutions are an ideal option for a variety of medical applications. Our products are made using a wide range of O-ring and molded rubber materials, designed to be used with a multitude of chemicals, in various environmental conditions.

Medical profess... (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - High-performance self-sealing hardware

APM Hexseal’s Seeloc® Washers consist of molded silicone rubber bonded to specially formed stainless steel washers.

At APM Hexseal, we design and manufacture an expansive range of proprietary high-performance self-sealing hardware for use in environments ranging from standard to severe. Our product line includes bonded sealing washers, raised metal washers bonded... (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - FASTEN UP! - HOW A SELF-SEALING SCREW WORKS

WHAT IS A SELF-SEALING SCREW?

In many industrial and commercial operations, fasteners are exposed to extreme conditions (e.g., impact or vibration) that may compromise the integrity of the hardware or the assembly. Self-sealing screws—such as our Seelskrew® products—are engineered to serve as a solution to these problems, creating strong joints and seals tha... (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - We've got you covered in extreme conditions

At APM Hexseal, we specialize in the design and manufacture of sealing solutions. Equipped with over 70 years of industry experience, we have the knowledge and skills to develop high-performance sealing solutions for even the most extreme and volatile environments. One of our core product offerings is sealing hardware.

Sealing hardware has a dual purpose. It is designed to fasten... (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Reshore your manufacturing with APM Hexseal

APM Hexseal vs. Offshore Options

APM Hexseal has formed a continuous improvement initiative that spans our entire operation. Under our “Ever Better” corporate vision, we work hard to consistently provide products and services that meet or exceed the expectations of our customers and partners.

Our newest eBook, APM Hexseal vs. Offshore Options, highlights... (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - FASTEN UP! GUIDE TO SEALING FASTENERS

Fasteners such as screws, bolts, nuts, and nails provide connections for critical components and disparate substrates across industries. Sealing fasteners go a step further by tightly sealing against the substrate, making them particularly for high-value and high-intensity situations. Today, we want to take a closer look at sealing fasteners – what they are, how they work, and why... (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - People are going nuts for our “Nutzilla” product!

NUTZILLA WINS FASTENER INNOVATION AWARD (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Medical Sealing Solutions

Protecting Devices & Equipment from Contamination

Medical professionals rely heavily on functionality and accuracy of critical medical instruments and devices (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Seal Stuff In, Seal Stuff Out

Download the Seal Stuff In, Seal Stuff Out eBook (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - You're Gonna Need a Bigger Boot

Download the eBook: You're Gonna Need a Bigger Boot (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - SEALING SOLUTIONS FOR THE MEDICAL INDUSTRY

APM Hexseal is a leader in sealing technology for a wide variety of industries worldwide. Since 1947, we have committed ourselves to the development and innovation of top-of-the-line sealing solutions for everything from military and industrial equipment to medical and pharmaceutical devices.

Our products include sealing boots, self-sealing fasteners, toggle switch boots, and O-ri... (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - SEALING SOLUTIONS FOR THE ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY

Over the past three decades, increases in transistor densities have led to significant growth within the electronics industry. From exclusive use in computers and communication systems to use in nearly every major industry, since their initial introduction, electronic circuits have become ubiquitous.

As electronic devices, equipment, and systems often play a critical role in indus... (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Benefits of Working w/ One-Stop-Shop Manufacturer

Our latest eBook talks about how you can consolidate all stages of your project’s development, from design to completion, all under one roof. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Get Into the Groove - Sealing Hardware Grooves

Our Latest eBook Reviews Sealing Hardware Grooves & APM Hexseal's Processes

All the benefits and applications of our sealing hardware's unique groove.

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Our eBook, Get Into the Groove, covers all you need to know about our innovative groove technology.

Inside, you'll learn about:

  • What is the Groove?<......
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APM Hexseal Corp. - EXTREME CONDITIONS DEMAND THE STRONGEST PROTECTION

APM HEXSEAL® HOLDS THE NOTABLE DISTINCTION OF HAVING DESIGNED AND PATENTED THE VERY FIRST SELF-SEALING FASTENERS, WHICH LATER BECAME OUR TRADEMARKED SEELSKREWS® AND SEELBOLTS® (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - COVID-19: APM HEXSEAL’S SEALING SOLUTIONS

COVID-19: APM HEXSEAL’S SEALING SOLUTIONS FOR MISSION-CRITICAL APPLICATIONS (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Fireworks-not the only thing to light up the night

Remember, fireworks aren't the only things that light up the night! Light the way with our new line of glow in the dark switch boots. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Confused About Which Screw Drive Style to Choose?

Confused About Which Screw Drive Style to Choose? Don't Lose Your Head! (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - NEW! Emergency Glow Switch Boots

WE ARE PROUD TO INTRODUCE OUR NEW LINE OF EMERGENCY GLOW SWITCH BOOTS!

These boots will charge with exposure to any normal light source and will begin to glow the minute the lights go out. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Liquid and Airtight Sealing Washers

Molded silicone rubber bonded to specially formed stainless steel washers. APM Hexseal SEELOC washers are THE ideal UL- Recognized sealing solution in any mechanical, electrical and electronic applications requiring high- performance, air/liquid-tight sealing. Use our SEELOC washers with conventional screws, bolts or studs to complete the sealing and locking action. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Sealing Solutions in Defense & Aerospace

In the aerospace and defense industries, sensitive electronics play a vital role in nearly every mission. As these components are critical to the success or failure of each operation, protecting them from damage that may potentially affect performance is essential (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Circuit Breaker Sealing Boots

APM Hexseal's lever-actuated circuit breaker boots are designed to protect these critical devices, extending breaker life-spans and in turn helping to ensure long-term security of the system as a whole. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Reusable Sealing Nuts and Bolts

Our self-sealing seelskrews® and seelbolts® seal panel openings, preventing seepage & contamination. Vibration resistant, reliable, reusable and available in numerous styles and materials. Got leaks? Ask the experts at APM Hexseal (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Half & Open Toggle Switch Boots

Half-Toggle Boot with patented inverted bellows design for use with sensitive switches. Avoid unintentionally tripping a sensitive breaker/switch into the on/off position by attaching the patented APM Hexseal 1131/60 or 1132/60 inverted bellows toggle switch boot. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - HEAD STYLE OR DRIVE STYLE?

HEAD STYLE OR DRIVE STYLE? DON’T LOSE YOUR HEAD WITH OUR EBOOK

CONFUSED ABOUT WHICH SCREW DRIVE STYLE TO CHOOSE?

Our eBook explores the various types of available drives and the applications that rely on them (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Sealing boots for COVID19 test units & ventilators

As an essential business, APM Hexseal manufactures components for many mission-critical applications in the medical, military, and industrial arenas. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - How to Match Switches with Boots

When working with Electrical Equipment, it is critical that the components be protected from contaminants and harsh environmental conditions. In order to meet the needs of a comprehensive array of applications, APM Hexseal has engineered a variety of sealing solutions in a wide range of sizes, shapes and functions. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Rocker Boots

APM's Hexseal Rocker Boots do not include an insert or frame of any kind. The majority of APM's Rocker Boots are designed to install on the switch prior to the switch installation. The Rocker Boots are often molded from transparent silicone RUBRGLAS which allows for easy viewing of the switch position.  (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - PROTECT ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

Sealing solutions, such as electrical covers, boots, and sealing hardware, protect electronic equipment by preventing environmental contaminants from penetrating through the enclosure to the sensitive internal components. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - WHY USE SEALING HARDWARE?

In the industrial sector, sealing hardware plays a critical role in ensuring components are securely fastened within a system and preventing contaminants—such as liquids and gases—from moving through the sealed area (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Selecting the Best Elastomer for Sealing Fasteners

Elastomers are the key to providing effective sealing solutions for applications in outdoor, marine, medical and any environment where sealing stuff in or sealing stuff out is imperative. Elastomers are versatile materials typically composed of polymers, and manufacturers prize them for their ability to bend and stretch in a variety of ways before returning to their original shape. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - WHAT ARE COLD HEADED PARTS?

WHAT ARE COLD HEADED PARTS?

Cold heading is a manufacturing method that employs cold forming techniques to produce standard and custom fasteners and components quickly and efficiently. Parts and products produced through this method are referred to as “cold headed” (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Meeting the NASM82496 STANDARD

APM Hexseal is excited to announce that we now offer operating pressure tests as required by NASM82496, paragraphs 4.5.1., 4.5.2., and 4.6.3. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Sealing Washers to Plug Knockout Holes

UL Recognized (UL Type 4X/6 enclosures) and IP66/68 rated, Seeloc Washers provide a high-performance, air- and liquid-tight seal that is ideal for applications where spray, vapors or wash-downs are present, or where there is a concern of damage from a wide range of contaminants, such as dust, oils and salt build-up. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Sealing Screws and Bolts

Self-sealing screws and bolts offer a reliable and reusable seal, preventing (or containing!) contamination from dust, air, water, lubricants and other liquid or gaseous substances. They are also vibration resistant, making them a great choice for applications that encounter day-to-day jarring, or repetitive movement. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Protect your Electronics with Sealing Boots

Any unsealed electrical devices mounted to a control panel or piece of electrical equipment can fall victim to the impacts of hostile environmental factors if not properly protected. The Electronics Division of APM Hexseal develops and manufactures environmental protection sealing components for (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Military Grade Switch Boots: HEXSEAL®

APM Hexseal products have seen service in every military conflict since WWII. More than 50 million HEXSEAL® switch boots have been produced in a wide variety of types and sizes for military, commercial and industrial applications throughout the world. Installed by more than 200,000 customers, APM is the prime supplier for the boating industry, beverage dispensing machin... (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Prevent Improper sealing of critical elements

SEAL STUFF IN, SEAL STUFF OUT PART 1 – SEALING BOOTS & BUSHINGS

Industrial mechanical equipment must reliably perform essential tasks, even while operating in challenging conditions. The slightest error or malfunction can lead to time-consuming and costly maintenance or repairs. (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - HOW TO SELECT THE RIGHT ELASTOMER

HOW TO SELECT THE RIGHT ELASTOMER FOR YOUR SEALING BOOTS AND FASTENERS (read more)

APM Hexseal Corp. - Military-Grade Parts Built to Perform

HOW SILICONE SEALING PARTS IMPACT MILITARY OPERATIONS

At APM Hexseal, we know the importance of producing military-grade parts that work well under extreme conditions (read more)