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Technical Articles

Zatkoff Seals & Packings has published these technical articles:

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Traditional kitting methods are prone to errors, which are unacceptable for the stringent quality standards of the aerospace industry. Zatkoff developed an advanced robotic solution to produce...
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Zatkoff Seals and Packings has developed cost-effective options to support prototype and low volume production plastic components to meet the growing needs of the EV market....
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A manufacturer of large, heavy porcelain products was experiencing issues with damage during shipment. Their existing solution provided insufficient protection, resulting in broken units, costly...
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Zatkoff Seals and Packings increased efficiency on heat dissipation of a PCB and reduced labor cost due to a fully-automated dispensing system....
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A customer was designing a new hydraulic pump, and turned to Zatkoff for assistance in determining the best sealing solution for its application. After various tests, the original pump design failed...
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Zatkoff Seals & Packings has developed a sealing solution that increases its customer's product performance while providing the lowest total cost of ownership....
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Zatkoff Seals and Packings designed a sealing solution with superior performance and resistance to aggressive media....
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The term "speed to market" speaks to the amount of time it takes for an organization to launch a product or service and commercialize it. It accounts for the time taken to mature the idea, design,...
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A transportation manufacturer was designing a series of new transmissions and turned to Zatkoff for assistance in determining the best sealing solution for its application. Selecting a standard...
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The continuous push to move American made product to low-cost countries has been a common practice in most markets for many years including the seal industry. Due to this trend, the North...
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While O-ring designs are meant to withstand outside influences within the application environment in which they are used, failure is still possible. In this piece, we highlight explosive...
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Extrusion damage failures often occur in dynamic applications such as hydraulic controlled rod and piston seals. These can also occur in static applications when seals are subjected to high-pressure...
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Hardening and oxidation occur when the part is exposed to high temperatures for an extended period of time, causing plasticizer volatilization and oxidative cracking. As the O-ring material hardens,...
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Spiral twist failure is often found on long stroke, hydraulic piston seals. It's rare, yet possible, for spiral twist failures to occur on rod seals....