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Saint-Gobain Seals Establishes Local Production of Rulon® 123 Stamped Fluoropolymer Parts at Bangalore Site for Industrial Customer
Materials

Saint-Gobain Seals Establishes Local Production of Rulon® 123 Stamped Fluoropolymer Parts at Bangalore Site for Industrial Customer

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (June 5, 2018) – Saint-Gobain Seals announces that as of April 2018, they have established the production of Rulon® 123 stamped fluoropolymer parts at their Bangalore, India, facility in order to supply local parts to a global industrial customer for use in gasoline metering pumps. The business decided on moving ahead with local manufacturing due to the customer’s...

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Saint-Gobain Seals' Meldin® 7001 Polyimide Material Qualified as Electric Harness Component in Major Jet Engine Program
Materials

Saint-Gobain Seals' Meldin® 7001 Polyimide Material Qualified as Electric Harness Component in Major Jet Engine Program

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. – Saint-Gobain Seals’ Meldin® 7001 virgin polyimide product has been recently qualified as a precise fixing element on electric (wire) harnesses for a well-known jet engine program because it reduces global cost of installation by making it easier and faster and provides customers lifetime confidence.  Developed and produced at their Bristol, Rhode Island, site since...

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Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics L+S GmbH's Sponsored KA-Raceing Team Wins 2016 Formula Student Germany Electric Using Meldin® Thrust Washers
Fasteners & Hardware

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics L+S GmbH's Sponsored KA-Raceing Team Wins 2016 Formula Student Germany Electric Using Meldin® Thrust Washers

GARDEN GROVE, Calif.Â- – Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics L+S GmbH lent its full support to the Formula Student Electric KA-Raceing team at the University of Karlsruhe Germany by sponsoring them this year as they participated with their KIT16e electric racecar, which raced them to the very top.  The KA-Raceing team used Meldin® thrust washers from Saint-Gobain Performance...

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Polymer Material suits high-temp jet engine applications.
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Polymer Material suits high-temp jet engine applications.

Suitable for bearing chambers, sump systems, and internal gearboxes in jet engines, Fluoroloy® A90 enables spring-energized seals to work with continuous temperature above 608°F. Product withstands static hot air sealing in temperatures up to 662°F while retaining mechanical properties with same or less leakage, surface indentation, and material degradation. Material exhibits low linear...

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Saint-Gobain Seals' Kontich Production Site Featured on the European Business Journal Website, Highlighting Their OmniSeal® Spring-Energized Seals
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Saint-Gobain Seals' Kontich Production Site Featured on the European Business Journal Website, Highlighting Their OmniSeal® Spring-Energized Seals

GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIAÂ- — Saint-Gobain Seals has been featured on the European Business Journal website; it will also be published in their magazine in the next few months.  The article, titled Sealing the market," focused on their production site in Kontich, Belgium, in which Geert Vanthienen, Product manager - Sealing solutions, Europe (based at this site), was...

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Saint-Gobain Seals' Rulon® J Polymer Material Used as Supporting Role in Bogie of New 7000 Series Trains in Washington DC
Transportation Industry Products

Saint-Gobain Seals' Rulon® J Polymer Material Used as Supporting Role in Bogie of New 7000 Series Trains in Washington DC

GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA - Saint-Gobain Seals' Rulon® J sliding elements will be utilized on the bogie of the newest 7000 series trains in the Washington DC metropolitan area.Â-  Manufactured by an industrial company in Japan whose expertise includes land, sea, and air transportation systems, the 7000 series cars are considered to be safer and also feature many new elements for riders'...

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Saint-Gobain Seals' OmniSeal® Spring-Energized Seal Helps to Prevent Blowout in Rocket Engine Check Valves

GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA -Â- Saint-Gobain Seals' OmniSeal® spring-energized anti-blowout seal has been qualified as a static seal in rocket engine check valves for the aerospace industry.  Check valves are flow control devices that allow the flow of pressurized fluid (liquid or gas) in one direction only. In normal operations, check valves are in shut-off position where sealing...

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Materials

Saint-Gobain Seals' Rulon® 1439 Material Certified as USP Class VI Compliant, Further Meeting Needs of Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Processing

GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA - Saint-Gobain Seals' Rulon® 1439 material has achieved full USP Class VI certification, complying with stringent disposable and reusable medical device requirements.Â-  USP (United States Pharmacopeia) is an independent public health organization that promotes public health by establishing state-of-the-art standards, and USP Class VI compliance is often...

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Saint-Gobain Seals Group's OmniSeal® Sealing Components to be Installed in New Family of Geared Jet Engines

Geared jet engines reduce fuel consumption, carbon dioxide emissions and noise GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA - Saint-Gobain Seals Group's OmniSeal® dynamic and static sealing components have been specified for use in a new series of geared jet engines.Â-  These engines feature a gear system that separates the engine fan from the low pressure compressor and turbine, allowing each of the...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Saint-Gobain Seals Group's Marathon Diaphragms Achieve USP Class VI Compliance, Further Meeting Needs of Medical Device Manufacturers

WILLICH,Â-  GERMANY – Saint-Gobain Seals Group's Marathon® diaphragms were recently certified as USP Class VI compliant, in which the plastic resin material passed Class VI certification for particular use in medical devices and expected to produce favorable biocompatibility results.  The certification is notable since compliance to USP Class VI is often...

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Company News

Saint-Gobain Seals' R&D Expansion at Kontich, Belgium Manufacturing Facility Strengthens Customer Testing Capabilities and Time-to-Market Process

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (August 31, 2018) – Saint-Gobain Seals, a global manufacturer of sealing and polymer critical parts in core systems, has invested in expanding the R&D laboratory facilities at their Kontich, Belgium site in order to support customer testing needs and improve their time-to-market process. These competitive advantages are achieved through a pre-validation process in which...

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Saint-Gobain Seals Establishes Local Production of Rulon® 123 Stamped Fluoropolymer Parts at Bangalore Site for Industrial Customer
Materials

Saint-Gobain Seals Establishes Local Production of Rulon® 123 Stamped Fluoropolymer Parts at Bangalore Site for Industrial Customer

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (June 5, 2018) – Saint-Gobain Seals announces that as of April 2018, they have established the production of Rulon® 123 stamped fluoropolymer parts at their Bangalore, India, facility in order to supply local parts to a global industrial customer for use in gasoline metering pumps. The business decided on moving ahead with local manufacturing due to the customer’s...

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Company News

Saint-Gobain Seals Launches Technical Blog: 'The Critical Partner'

A digital step made to connect more with their partners and share how these partnerships make THE difference in core systems that impact daily lives. GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (October 31, 2017) – Saint-Gobain Seals, a global leader in designing and manufacturing polymer critical parts that protect core systems in extreme conditions, has launched a new technical blog called ‘The Critical...

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Saint-Gobain Seals' Meldin® 7001 Polyimide Material Qualified as Electric Harness Component in Major Jet Engine Program
Materials

Saint-Gobain Seals' Meldin® 7001 Polyimide Material Qualified as Electric Harness Component in Major Jet Engine Program

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. – Saint-Gobain Seals’ Meldin® 7001 virgin polyimide product has been recently qualified as a precise fixing element on electric (wire) harnesses for a well-known jet engine program because it reduces global cost of installation by making it easier and faster and provides customers lifetime confidence.  Developed and produced at their Bristol, Rhode Island, site since...

Read More »
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics L+S GmbH's Sponsored KA-Raceing Team Wins 2016 Formula Student Germany Electric Using Meldin® Thrust Washers
Fasteners & Hardware

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics L+S GmbH's Sponsored KA-Raceing Team Wins 2016 Formula Student Germany Electric Using Meldin® Thrust Washers

GARDEN GROVE, Calif.Â- – Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics L+S GmbH lent its full support to the Formula Student Electric KA-Raceing team at the University of Karlsruhe Germany by sponsoring them this year as they participated with their KIT16e electric racecar, which raced them to the very top.  The KA-Raceing team used Meldin® thrust washers from Saint-Gobain Performance...

Read More »
Polymer Material suits high-temp jet engine applications.
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Polymer Material suits high-temp jet engine applications.

Suitable for bearing chambers, sump systems, and internal gearboxes in jet engines, Fluoroloy® A90 enables spring-energized seals to work with continuous temperature above 608°F. Product withstands static hot air sealing in temperatures up to 662°F while retaining mechanical properties with same or less leakage, surface indentation, and material degradation. Material exhibits low linear...

Read More »
Saint-Gobain Seals' Kontich Production Site Featured on the European Business Journal Website, Highlighting Their OmniSeal® Spring-Energized Seals
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Saint-Gobain Seals' Kontich Production Site Featured on the European Business Journal Website, Highlighting Their OmniSeal® Spring-Energized Seals

GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIAÂ- — Saint-Gobain Seals has been featured on the European Business Journal website; it will also be published in their magazine in the next few months.  The article, titled Sealing the market," focused on their production site in Kontich, Belgium, in which Geert Vanthienen, Product manager - Sealing solutions, Europe (based at this site), was...

Read More »
Saint-Gobain Seals' Rulon® J Polymer Material Used as Supporting Role in Bogie of New 7000 Series Trains in Washington DC
Transportation Industry Products

Saint-Gobain Seals' Rulon® J Polymer Material Used as Supporting Role in Bogie of New 7000 Series Trains in Washington DC

GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA - Saint-Gobain Seals' Rulon® J sliding elements will be utilized on the bogie of the newest 7000 series trains in the Washington DC metropolitan area.Â-  Manufactured by an industrial company in Japan whose expertise includes land, sea, and air transportation systems, the 7000 series cars are considered to be safer and also feature many new elements for riders'...

Read More »
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Saint-Gobain Seals' OmniSeal® Spring-Energized Seal Helps to Prevent Blowout in Rocket Engine Check Valves

GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA -Â- Saint-Gobain Seals' OmniSeal® spring-energized anti-blowout seal has been qualified as a static seal in rocket engine check valves for the aerospace industry.  Check valves are flow control devices that allow the flow of pressurized fluid (liquid or gas) in one direction only. In normal operations, check valves are in shut-off position where sealing...

Read More »
Materials

Saint-Gobain Seals' Rulon® 1439 Material Certified as USP Class VI Compliant, Further Meeting Needs of Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Processing

GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA - Saint-Gobain Seals' Rulon® 1439 material has achieved full USP Class VI certification, complying with stringent disposable and reusable medical device requirements.Â-  USP (United States Pharmacopeia) is an independent public health organization that promotes public health by establishing state-of-the-art standards, and USP Class VI compliance is often...

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