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Elastomer Sealing Solutions for Hygienic Applications

Elastomer Sealing Solutions for Hygienic Applications

Learn about the important role hygienic elastomer seals play in the overall food and pharmaceutical production process.

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Hygienic Elastomer Seal Compliance

Hygienic Elastomer Seal Compliance

Learn about the importance of hygienic elastomer seal compliance and takeaway tips to ensure your seals are fit for use in food or pharmaceutical production lines.

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Hygienic Elastomer Seal Traceability

Hygienic Elastomer Seal Traceability

Learn how to reduce the risk of contamination in your food and pharmaceutical production lines and ensure the safety of your manufactured products in this video which looks at the importance of hygienic elastomer seals traceability.

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Elastomer Materials Selection for Hygienic Sealing Applications

Elastomer Materials Selection for Hygienic Sealing Applications

Learn about the elastomer material grades commonly used in the food and pharmaceutical processing industry and which material grade would be most suitable for your hygienic application.

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Elastomer Seal Design for Hygienic Applications

Elastomer Seal Design for Hygienic Applications

Learn about hygienic elastomer seal design in relation to industry standards BS4825, IS0 2852 and DIN 32676, some of the design failure modes you may come across in application and, an alternative solution of custom designed seals tailored to your food or

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Critical Sealing for Life Science Applications

Critical Sealing for Life Science Applications

What are the key considerations developing sealing solutions for critical life science applications? Find out which profiles are proven to improve reliability and performance in life science environments, and reduce unscheduled equipment downtime.

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What is Rapid Gas Decompression (RGD) and why is it a risk for elastomer seals?

What is Rapid Gas Decompression (RGD) and why is it a risk for elastomer seals?

We take a look at the causes of Rapid Gas Decompression (RGD) in elastomer seals, and why it's important to take every precaution to minimise the risk of it occurring.

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Causes of elastomer O-ring and seal failure - Plasma Degradation

Causes of elastomer O-ring and seal failure - Plasma Degradation

This video explains how elastomer seals are affected by plasma exposure in semiconductor device manufacturing processes. It shows the three main facto…

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Causes of elastomer O-ring and seal failure - Thermal Expansion

Causes of elastomer O-ring and seal failure - Thermal Expansion

This video addresses the failure mode of thermal expansion encountered by elastomer seals used in high temperature applications. It explains what thermal expansion is, why it happens and how to avoid it.

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Causes of elastomer O-ring and seal failure - Outgassing

Causes of elastomer O-ring and seal failure - Outgassing

Elastomer O-rings are one of the main uncontrolled gas sources in a sealed vacuum system. In this short animation you will learn what outgassing is and how to avoid it in your Semiconductor application.

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Detectaseal®, A range of Metal and X Ray Detectable Elastomers

Detectaseal®, A range of Metal and X Ray Detectable Elastomers

A look at PPE's range of metal detectable and X-ray detectable elastomer compounds designed specifically to meet the stringent demands of the pharmaceutical and food processing industries.

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How Semiconductor O-rings are made at PPE

How Semiconductor O-rings are made at PPE

A behind-the-scenes look at how high performance O-rings, used in semiconductor manufacturing equipment, are made at Precision Polymer Engineering.

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Perlast for Life Science Applications

Perlast for Life Science Applications

What are the advantages of using Perlast FFKMs for sealing in critical life science applications? This video shares the answers.

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Webinar - 3 things to consider when choosing elastomers for food & pharma applications

Webinar - 3 things to consider when choosing elastomers for food & pharma applications

This webinar looks at the different material test procedures for the most commonly used industry certification standards such as FDA, USP, 3A and WRAS. It shows how each of the standards include different levels of certification.

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Webinar - The facts about compression set

Webinar - The facts about compression set

This presentation looks at the importance of compression set, how and why it is measured, and some of the key issues with the test method. It also discusses Compressive Stress Relaxation (CSR), and some of the implications for seal users.

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PPE's sealing solutions for the oil & gas industry

PPE's sealing solutions for the oil & gas industry

A summary of the products and services available to the oil and gas industry from Precision Polymer Engineering.

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Webinar: Critical sealing solutions for high temperature semiconductor applications

Webinar: Critical sealing solutions for high temperature semiconductor applications

Learn how PPE’s new high temperature perfluoroelastomer range, Perlast® Helios, offers excellent sealing properties at high temperatures without trading off any of the material’s key properties.

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How O-rings are made at PPE

How O-rings are made at PPE

Go behind the scenes at PPE to find how O-rings are manufactured. From the initial stages of elastomer characterization, through all the molding and finishing stages, to the final inspection and packaging steps.

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Perlast Helios to be launched at Semicon Taiwan 2018

Perlast Helios to be launched at Semicon Taiwan 2018

Discover Perlast Helios, the latest material innovation from Precision Polymer Engineering, by visiting Stand #N289 at SEMICON Taiwan 2018. Perlast He…

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Webinar: The 5 Myths of Elastomer Material Datasheets

Webinar: The 5 Myths of Elastomer Material Datasheets

Material datasheets are often referred to when considering and comparing elastomer sealing materials, but how useful are they? What information do they contain and what don’t they tell you, including the five common misconceptions about elastomer mater

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Webinar: Semicon seals - Purity or plasma resistance, can you have both?

Webinar: Semicon seals - Purity or plasma resistance, can you have both?

In semicon manufacturing, particle contamination is a significant threat to yield and profitability. Learn about the important role elastomer seals play in maintaining high yields and how the correct seal can help maintain vacuum integrity. 50 mins

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Webinar: Electrostatic discharge in semicon manufacturing

Webinar: Electrostatic discharge in semicon manufacturing

Learn how electrostatic charging can occur in a semiconductor processing facility; understand the harmful effects that could result; discover a new wafer handling material that can avoid costly losses arising from such charging. 29 mins

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Webinar: Seals for aggressive semiconductor processes including UV vacuum equipment

Webinar: Seals for aggressive semiconductor processes including UV vacuum equipment

Practical advice on elastomer material compatibility with common dry processing chemistries and in particular UV processes such as in film stress management. 30 mins

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Webinar: Sealing solutions for the Semiconductor industry

Webinar: Sealing solutions for the Semiconductor industry

Learn about PPE's high performance elastomer compounds, developed for the variety of sealing applications specific to wafer processing. Common failure mechanisms and remedies are also discussed. 45 mins

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