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Durlon® 8900: Flexible Material for High Temp Applications

Superheated Steam, Hydrocarbons, and Other Applicable Uses for Durlon 8900 When it comes to its fluid sealing solutions, Gasket Resources Inc. (GRI) is constantly innovating. By asking for feedback from our customers, staffing our team with highly qualified technicians and engineers, and attending industry tradeshows, we aim to stay ahead of the curve. Check out […]

New Anti-Stick Formulation on Durlon® Compressed Non-Asbestos

Gasket Resources Inc. is proud to announce our new proprietary anti-stick formulation on our Durlon® compressed non-asbestos (CNA) gasket and sheet materials. This new technology allows Durlon® CNA to be the best in the industry and produce a clean pass on the MIL-G-24696B Navy Adhesion Test. The new formula will make the installation and removal of […]

Gasket Recommendations for Chlorine Dioxide

Chlorine dioxide is used as a disinfectant in a wide range of industrial applications and industries.  Approximately 95% of all chlorine dioxide produced today is utilized as a pulp bleaching agent by the pulp and paper industry. The chemical processing, food processing, pharmaceutical processing, and water and wastewater management industries also make use of chlorine […]

NSF-Certified Gaskets For Potable Water Projects

The majority of governmental agencies regulating drinking water supplies require that any product made or used in North America for the manufacture, distribution, or treatment of drinking water or drinking-water-related products must comply with the standards set forth in NSF/ANSI 61: Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects. These regulations apply to every component at […]

Carbon-Filled PTFE & Teflon Gaskets

Hydrogen fluoride is a dangerous but critical component for various applications in the chemical processing industry, including gasoline production, specialty metal manufacturing, glass etching and polishing, stainless steel pickling, and semiconductor preparation. When mixed with water, hydrogen fluoride forms hydrofluoric acid, a corrosive fluid capable of causing severe burns and irritation if processes are not […]

DOT’s Rail Shipper Safety Recommendations: How They Impact You

Considered one of the safest methods of transportation for chemicals and crude oil, hazardous materials are often transported throughout the United States via rail. To keep accidents to a minimum and ensure the safest possible transport, both the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the U.S. Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) publish safety regulations for rail […]

7 Ways to Avoid Bolted Joint Failures in the Rail Industry

Bolted joint failures and non-accident releases (NARs) are costly, dangerous, and usually avoidable. Often stemming from leaks, defective equipment, improper gasket installation, or simple human error, these failures can be prevented with proper gasket fabrication, manufacturing, and bolted joint installation training. By standardizing gasket installation techniques, all workers can be uniformly trained to learn proper […]

Material Spotlight Series: Compressed Sheet

We are often asked about the differences between elastomeric (or soft) and hard gaskets, and which style is better suited on hinged and bolted manways.  From a technical standpoint GRI feels the “hard” style gaskets are better suited for several reasons.  This is important because hinged and bolt manways are the number one cause of […]

Elastomeric VS. Hard Gaskets On Hinged & Bolted Manways

We are often asked about the differences between elastomeric (or soft) and hard gaskets, and which style is better suited on hinged and bolted manways.  From a technical standpoint GRI feels the “hard” style gaskets are better suited for several reasons.  This is important because hinged and bolt manways are the number one cause of […]

Weclome to the Gasket Resources Inc. Blog

Welcome to the Gasket Resources Inc. blog! Be sure to check in regularly for information about our gasket products, services, and hands-on training programs. Our fluid sealing experts will be sharing helpful tips and insight on topics in each new blog post. Future blog posts will highlight topics such as: Five Fabrication Advantages of Choosing […]

GRI: Your Partner in Fluid Sealing

As the exclusive Durlon® brand and technical representative in the United States, Gasket Resources Inc. (GRI) prides ourselves in providing a diverse line of superior fluid sealing products. We welcome partnerships with dedicated distributors and gasket fabricators committed to providing an excellent customer experience for companies across a diverse range of industries. Our team takes […]