Cork - A Versatile Material for Industrial and Consumer Applications

May 11th at 9:05pm
Cork is the suberous covering (suberose parenchyma, or bark) of the species Quercus Suber L., commonly known as the cork oak. It is composed of an agg Read More

Fiberglass – Types, Properties, and Applications Across Industries

April 7th at 1:45am
A fiberglass is a form of fiber-reinforced plastic where glass fiber is the reinforced plastic. This is the reason perhaps why fiberglass is also know Read More

Closed Cell Sponge Rubber and it's Applications

March 14th at 5:25pm
What is a Closed Cell Neoprene Sponge Rubber Produced from 100% neoprene polymer, most closed cell neoprene sponge products meet UL 94HF-1 flame rati Read More

Why Phelps' compressed gasket material is superior

March 9th at 3:04am
Phelps Compressed Gasket Materials (our famous green sheet) have been extensively tested for pressure and high temperature performance. In particular, Read More

Definition And Applications Of Compression Packing

March 3rd at 6:49am
Control of fluid loss is essential to the successful operation of mechanical equipment used in fluid handling. Various methods are utilized to control Read More

How To Install Compression Packing

March 3rd at 6:23am
The importance of packing the pump correctly cannot be overemphasized. Many packing failures are due to incorrect installation of the packing. Th Read More

Trouble-Shooting Compression Packing Failures

March 3rd at 5:59am
Packing may fail for a variety of reasons. Beside improper installation, packing failures are often due to worn or faulty equipment, shaft misalignmen Read More