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The rise of Jack-up Rigs: Shallow to subsea waters

The rise of Jack-up Rigs: Shallow to subsea waters

Jack-up rigs are becoming increasingly popular. Traditionally used in shallow water, they have evolved into robust innovations – stretching to subsea limits. So what does this mean for elastomer seals changing from shallow to subsea waters?

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Food for thought – How to prevent rubber contamination in food products

Food for thought – How to prevent rubber contamination in food products

In 2016 there was an increase in the number of recorded recalls of food products contaminated with rubber, a 22% surge compared to 2015. (Source: US …

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Is Silicone food-safe?

Is Silicone food-safe?

Precision Polymer Engineering manufacturers from a wide range of elastomeric materials – including silicone. But how safe is silicone sealing, and how can the health of the end consumer be protected?

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PPE take next step in growth with new website

PPE take next step in growth with new website

At Precision Polymer Engineering (PPE) we’re proud to introduce our brand new, state-of-the-art website – showcasing our innovative sealing products and the expertise of our skilled engineers.

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What makes O-rings ‘food-safe’?

What makes O-rings ‘food-safe’?

Our specialist sealing engineers are tasked with finding high performance solutions for some of the most critically challenging industries. Developing sealing products for the Food sector are certainly no exception.

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New President joins IDEX Sealing Solutions

New President joins IDEX Sealing Solutions

Neil Thompson joins IDEX Sealing Solutions (ISS) as President. Neil will have responsibility for operations across Precision Polymer Engineering, FTL Technology and Novotema.

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