Piston Rings for General Industry
Kaydon has developed many unique non-metallic ring solutions for a broad range of applications. Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) rings with metallic energizing rings are used as secondary seals in carbon seal assemblies. PTFE rings filled with glass, bronze or carbon are applied in sealing applications including hydraulic cylinders and valves. Kaydon piston rings are used as primary seals in applications as diverse as cryogenic pumps and power transmissions. Specialty ring joints to minimize leakage or aid with installation and assembly are all available.