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Garlock: GYLON EPIX Gaskets

Garlock GYLON EPIXGarlock has launched the GYLON EPIX™, a patented next generation in PTFE gasketing featuring a hexagonal surface profile with superior compressibility and sealing for use in chemical processing environments.

GYLON EPIX™ will be available in one universal thickness of 3/32" (2.4mm) that combines the sealing and blowout resistance of a 1/16" (1.6mm) gasket with the compressibility and conformability of a 1/8" (3.2mm) gasket. It will be available in the same three materials as traditional GYLON® products; fawn (silica filled PTFE), off-white (barium sulfate filled PTFE) and blue (aluminosilicate microsphere filled PTFE).

In metallic flanges, GYLON EPIX™ performs as well or better than existing 1/16" or 1/8" GYLON® gaskets, allowing end-users and distributors to consolidate inventory, lower the risk of using incorrect gasket thicknesses, and reduce stocking costs.

For more information, visit www.garlock.com

Chesterton: Kaplan Runner Blade Trunnion Split Seal

Chesterton Kaplan Runner Blade Trunnion Split SealA.W. Chesterton has released its new Kaplan Runner Blade Trunnion Split Seal for heavy duty rotary and oscillating applications. Proven in applications around the world, this split seal design greatly enhances reliability by keeping water and contaminants out of the hub and keeping lubricants in to avoid environmental contamination.

Chesterton’s Kaplan Runner Blade Trunnion Split Seal has a pin and lock design that keeps the turbine motion from pulling the split seal apart and also uses load pressure to join cut ends. Unlike standard stack sets, these seals are designed with a positive, flared lip design which enables them to automatically adjust and compensate for radial cross sectional variances. This feature helps resist blade droop which so often causes reliability issues.

For more information, visit chestertonrotating.chesterton.com

Mueller Water Products: Jones Triton Fire Hydrant

Mueller Jones Triton Fire HydrantMueller Water Products recently announced the new Jones® Triton® J-4048 Dome Top Wet Barrel Fire Hydrant. The new dome feature gives access to an auxiliary port at the top of the hydrant that allows it to be used for other purposes, such as construction water access, installation of pressure sensors, etc. In the event of an emergency, the horizontal hydrant nozzles remain fully accessible to the fire department or utility, even if the dome port is being used. This new dome top feature is also available as an option with the J-4065 model.

For more information, visit www.joneswaterproducts.com

Spirax Sarco: FT23 Range of Float and Thermostatic Steam Traps

Spirax Sarco FTC23 Geothermal Ball Float Steam TrapSpirax Sarco has released the FT23 range of float and thermostatic steam traps. This range is suitable for heavily contaminated steam applications. The FT23 range is available in sizes 1½” to 2” and has two body materials: FTC23, carbon steel body with stainless steel cover and FTS23, stainless steel body with stainless steel cover.

The FT23 range of has external manual blockage lever allows for manual operation of the steam trap to purge contaminants. It also contains stainless steel cover on both carbon steel and stainless-steel bodies for high level of corrosion resistance. The new plug and seat design with ‘self-cleaning’ capability makes the steam trap less susceptible to the risk of failure due to fouling. 

For more information, visit www.spiraxsarco.com

ASCO: Plug-and-Play Dental Manifold Assemblies

ASCO 252 SeriesEmerson has introduced a range of dental manifold assemblies that reduce dental delivery system complexity and virtually eliminates engineering time for original equipment manufacturers (OEM). The ASCO™ 252 Series dental manifold assemblies are available in three possible configurations. Each assembly combines the functions for liquid, gas, and proportional pneumatic control.

The manifold assemblies are expandable, enabling up to four manifold blocks to be joined together. This provides the delivery system console with the capability to accommodate up to 12 unique configurations. Each module is equipped with a manual-turn flow controller for added flexibility.

For more information, visit www.asco.com



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