newagegaskets@gmail.com
011- 47065775 / 26234901
Home Blog Detail
Industrial Gaskets and Seals - Whats the difference?

When being a part of construction and production industry, the terms flanges, gaskets. seals are a common heard. Even though these hold an equal importance in small machines and tools of day to day living also, industrial use of these is mammoth sized. New Age Scaffolding, Delhi, has been a trusted supplier of industrial gaskets in North India since more than a decade.

Talking of Flange / Gasket / Seal, these terms are often used interchangeably.  The fundamental difference is that a gasket is a physical piece that goes between two flanges to create a seal at a joining point between two components. Seals tend to be flat and round, while gaskets are often cut into different shapes so that they fit the components. Gaskets seal a connection between two components or flanges that have flat surfaces, while seals are used between engine parts, pumps and shafts that rotate.

Flange gaskets are used to create a static seal between two flanges faces, at various operating conditions, with varied pressure and temperature ratings. A gaskets fills the microscopic spaces and irregularities of the flange faces, and then it forms a seal that is designed to keep liquids and gases.

A flange serves as a method of connecting pipes, valves, pumps and other equipment to form a piping system, providing easy access for cleaning, inspection or modification. Flanges are usually welded or screwed. Flanged joints are made by bolting together two flanges with a gasket between them to provide a seal.

Gaskets generally function with two flat flanges. The term Seal is also used for non-gasket applications, such as rotary shaft seals. These are a dynamic joint and not something that a flat flange gasket is able to seal.

For more details on any of these, feel free to contact our professionals.







 

LATEST BLOGS

Benefits of Graphite and PTFE Gland Packing

  Being suppliers of asbestos free graphite and PTFE gland packing to entire North India, our company is an established name in the gaskets and seals industry. Now that we know the Properties of a good gland packing, let’s see what the
Benefits of Graphite and PTFE Gland Packing
Properties of a Good Gland Packing

Properties of a Good Gland Packing

Having spoken of asbestos gland packing, non asbestos gland packing and PTFE gland packing, we now understand that Gland packing is not an exact science. The efficacy and performance of a gland packing to provide a zero leakage seal depends upon

Gland Packing Versus Mechanical Seals

  We have read the basics and applications of gland packing in our last post - Asbestos Free Gland Packing in India . New Age Scaffolding has been serving various industries not only for gaskets in India but also for spiral gaskets and
Gland Packing Versus Mechanical Seals
Non asbestos Gland Packing - PTFE Gland Packing

Non asbestos Gland Packing - PTFE Gland Packing

Gland packing is the most common type of seal used for achieving zero leakage between a moving and a relatively stationary machine part. It is the least expensive and most versatile option. Gland Packing Seal is usually made from from virgin PTFE

PTFE Seals and Gaskets - FDA graded Food and Pharma Seals

Safe and hygenic packaged foods and reliable medicines requires perfect sealing designs and solutions. It requires quality seals that can withstand strong temperature fluctuations and aggressive media. A good food and pharma seal will not permit any
PTFE Seals and Gaskets - FDA graded Food and Pharma Seals

VIEW ALL BLOGS