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Seal Design Specialists

Experienced help on your side

You can find a lot of technical seal information online that is good enough for most low risk, static and medium pressure applications. If your application is pushing boundaries, you need experienced help on your side.

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Exceeding your expectations

Our network of specialty design and manufacturing experts will help you get from “mostly there” to fully meeting or exceeding your program statement of requirements. You will find the best seal for your application. We won’t limit you to a narrow set of choices.

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Collaboration every step of the way

No two applications are the same. We’ll collaborate with you to understand the requirements of your seal, the impact of related aspects of your application and moreover, your timeline. Getting a solution in production in a timely manner is always our focus.

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Early engagement drives success

Bring in our team to let you know if you’re on track. If you’ve got the best solution already, we’ll tell you as much. We’ll tell you if you’re exposed to risk by inadequate specification based on your unique use case. If you’re over specified, we’ll let you know that too, helping you earn the admiration of your procurement team.

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"Performance Creep" Risk

We understand all the variables that can bite you from the sealing perspective. A few years after your product has been in production, the seals being installed are not performing like they used to. We call this “Performance Creep”. Advanced specification support is a set of tools we have developed to prevent Performance Creep and assure it does not derail your manufacturing program now or in the future.

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Test Bench Capabilities

Wherever possible we will deploy our Test Bench capabilities to help you benchmark performance of your incumbent seal to give you a data driven performance comparison. We will actuate seals in your hardware, in modified seal glands, in your fluids, pull and compile performance data to pre-qualify our solution. So, you have higher confidence as you budget and allocate your own testing resources.

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Fast Prototypes

We understand your timeline is always an important factor so we have fast prototyping capabilities. We have preset pricing based on seal type, size range, and compound so all you need to do is send us your digital design file and a purchase order and we’re off to the races!

The seal itself is governed by: the profile, or seal type, and the material the seal is made from.

Engagement with Darcoid equals YOUR success

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Fluid Power – Mobility Hydraulics

Darcoid Test Bench yields empirical..

The market leader in advanced ride control for off road vehicles needed help narrowing down evaluation choices of alternate seal packs being considered for a major product line refresh.

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Bio Pharma Processing Equipment

Cut The Chatter

The product owner for a leading manufacturer of micro fluid metering equipment was facing a significant reliability problem threatening their market leading position. A critical linear rod seal was..

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Filtration

Cheaper By The Dozen

A leading manufacturer of diesel fuel filters risked delays on a production ramp carrying a significant penalty from their OEM automotive customer. They had tried second sourcing a diaphragm..

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Life Sciences and Medical Devices

Non-conforming seal risks Phase 4..

A well-known known manufacturer of diesel filters in the heavy-duty truck market was launching a new program. The failure of seal prototypes put a potential three month delay into the project. As a..

Fluid Power – Mobility Hydraulics
Darcoid Test Bench yields empirical validation data
Bio Pharma Processing Equipment
Cut The Chatter
Filtration
Cheaper By The Dozen
Life Sciences and Medical Devices
Non-conforming seal risks Phase 4 approval