Detailed below are some application stories based on recent projects.
Human genome research company required a 'make or break' seal in the flow cell manifold, to avoid any further contamination.
Leading manufacturer of valves used in high value biomedical and pharmaceutical processing and production facilities were experiencing bacterial contamination from current elastomer grade VCT95.
A leading OEM based in Japan developing high pressure liquid for transportation system for the medical and life science industry required elastomer seals that could perform under challenging pressure of 250 MPa (36,000 psi).
Three North Sea floating platforms faced closure due to gas leaks on reciprocating compressors. Could PPE keep the platforms open with the correct choice of sealing material and geometry?
A blue chip oil and gas company urgently required O-rings, PTFE ball seats and PEEK wear seats for high temperature valves on an offshore platform.
A global leader in pharmaceutical research and manufacture undertook a review of sealing on equipment using on a single Topicals filling and packaging line. PPE consulted on this review, proposing several operational improvements.
Concerned about the risk of rubber seal contamination, a dairy in Germany has replaced its NBR elastomer seals in stainless steel pipework connections with Detectaseal® metal detectable seals.
Customers experiencing low seal lifetimes with EPDM materials on discharge ball valves are finding the chemical resistance of Perlast® offers an excellent alternative.
A leading Danish valve manufacturer supplying and servicing valves and instruments for control and measurement in industrial processes required high performance steam seals.
Austrian ball valve manufacturer required high temperature sealing solution to encourage new business opportunities.
A new approach to the design of piston seals in a food process application resulted in a large improvement in the reliability of the component, and the efficiency of the process line.
A global exploration and production company focusing on Upstream applications kept experience seal failure with standard FKM elastomer.