Filtration

Outsource seal design to the specialists

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Industry Filtration
Material Used NBR Nitrile
Problem solved Technical

The Situation

The Vice President of Engineering with an OEM of aftermarket fuel filters was behind schedule on a major product release.  He acknowledged his team’s core competency did not include seal design, and 3 critical seals were not functioning properly.  Darcoid had earlier reviewed the application and predicted failure.

 

The Ask

Confirm root cause of leakage and propose a recovery solution.

 

The Solution

Darcoid analyzed as built conditions and confirmed our models were accurate.  We recommended minor tolerance adjustments to assure adequate deflection.  For the third seal we proposed a modified profile and a modest hardware change.

 

The Success

The proposed changes were supported by fast prototyping and validated by customer’s testing just in time for an on time launch of a successful new product line.

Ongoing predictable seal performance is assured regardless of influences inside and outside the supply chain by deploying Darcoid’s Seal Performance Creep controls

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NBR Nitrile
Technical