Seal Failure

Most Common Seal Failure Situations and What to Do

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explosivesealThe most common O-Ring seal failures are:

  • Abrasion, Compression Set, Chemical Degradation
  • Contamination, Explosive Decompression
  • Extrusion, Installation damage, Outgassing
  • Extraction, Overcompression, Plasma Degradation
  • Spiral Failure and Thermal Degradation

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