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Difference of seal and Glyd ring?

Jul 24, 2018

Difference of seal and Glyd ring?


The difference between the two is that the seal is a single-acting seal that seals only one direction of pressure.


The Glyd Ring is a double acting seal that seals pressure in both directions.


The Glyd Ring is a combination of a rubber O-ring and a Teflon ring. The O-ring applies force and the Glyd ring is a double-acting piston seal. Low friction, no creep, low starting force and high pressure resistance. Can be divided into holes with a Glyd ring and a shaft with a Glyd ring.


The seal is usually a combination of a rubber O-ring and a Teflon ring. The O-ring is a force-applying element that provides sufficient sealing force and compensates for the Teflon ring.