The hydraulic seals are similar to gasket appearance. They function as sealed in the middle of hydraulic cylinder parts. Since there are fluid-prone components, the hydraulic seals help maintain no-leaking occurrences. Moreover, they are designed with the following advantages.
- Specific design can work well in high or low-pressure operation
- Cost-effective and easy to maintain
- Highly versatile and sustainable
- Wear and tear-resistant
- Fewer chances of downtime
- It prevents entering dirt from the system
Your Expert Hydraulic Seal Manufacturer- Lindas
Lindas expertly manufactures hydraulic seals with an O-ring structure. They typically have lip groove that enables them to suit specific components. This seal’s feature provides stability and endures even in high-pressure movements. The hydraulic seals allow the fluid to remain in the proper position without problems.
Our manufacturing team ensures high-quality raw materials to produce various hydraulic rubber seals. We guarantee aesthetic yet lasting seals using the latest technology and performing flawless manufacturing processes. Whether you need them with logos for your brand or customized for your projects, Lindas got you covered.
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Where to Use the Hydraulic Rubber Seals
Hydraulic seals are utilized in the following areas and uses:
- Construction Equipment
- Brake Devices
- Nuclear Power
- Aerospace Manufacturing
- Automotive Industry
- Food Processing
- Marine Component
- Petroleum mining
Related Manufacturing Processes
Manufacturing hydraulic rubber seals are processed through computerized numerical control machines. It enables the production of standard or custom seals in high precision. Some of the processes include:
Extended Material Options
There is a large selection of materials accessible for the production of seals. Every material ensures excellent quality and optimal performance. That includes the following.
How to Choose the Right Hydraulic Rubber Seals
Selecting suitable hydraulic seals for a specific application is necessary to achieve the best performance. Here are some factors to include when choosing the right ones.
The shaft speed comprises shaft finish, concentricity, housing bore, and more. They establish the maximum rotating capacity of a seal.
Pressure level evaluation is needed. It determines whether the installed hydraulic seal capacity can accommodate specific pressures.
Rockwell hardness level of the shaft determines its lifespan and resistance. Therefore, this factor should regard.
The temperature should be at most a seal can tolerate. It needs to have more resistance to the applied area.
Its sealing performance improves with the proper surface treatment. The polished surface finish marks as most in demand.
Different Hydraulic Seal Types
There are numerous types of hydraulic seals. To identify them, consider the below with brief details.
- V-ring is suitable for hydraulic cylinders with low moving speed and high working pressure.
- U- ring is suitable for hydraulic cylinders with low working pressure or low moving speed.
- Y- ring is suitable for hydraulic cylinders with high-speed variable pressure, large cylinder diameter, and large stroke.
- YX- ring is especially suitable for hydraulic cylinders with high pressure, high speed, and rapid movement.
What Causes Hydraulic Seal Damages
Listed here are the typical causes that damage hydraulic seals.
Hardening. The seal hardens when exposed to extreme temperatures.
Scarring. Dents and cuts may compromise its operational efficiency.
Fractures. Breaking, cracks, and bents cause the seal to fracture.
Improper Installation. Hydraulic seals may experience issues if improperly placed.
Chemical Erosion. A seal material will degrade if it cannot withstand chemical conditions.
Before starting the procedure, consider these tips to guarantee an optimal installation.
- Checking Components
A close inspection is required to check for the installation-related components to see any indications of damage. Minimal scratches on the seal could lead to further damage.
- Cleaning of Tools
Cleaning on tools for the seal’s installation improves effectiveness. Additionally, doing this preparation prevents leakage as it removes the excess elements.
- Seal Lubrication
The seal’s durability and abrasion resistance are increased by lubricant treatment. It has to be compatible with the seal’s material.
Heating the seals improves their elasticity. There are more options to carry out this process, such as using hot lubricant. Do not heat the seal beyond its temperature limit, and do not overstretch the seal after heating.