Sealing Technology - Passing the toughest tests

Some of the most demanding applications for elastomeric and plastic parts are in the food, biochemical, pharmaceutical and life science industries, due to the wide range of process media and active ingredients, the aggressive cleaning and sterilisation processes, and the manufacturing regulations and hygiene standards.

ERIKS´ range of elastomers and plastics has homologation certification, and complies with the requirements of the FDA, Food Contact Notification, United States Pharmacopoeia, WRAS, and many other statutory bodies.

Some compounds offered by ERIKS also prevent the development of bacteria and micro biofilm.

But if even our extensive stock doesn´t hold the precise O-ring you´re looking for, we can produce new moulds within 24 hours, and small quantities of nonstandard O-rings - such as coloured versions - in just 1-5 days.

Even when we reduce the turnaround time, we never lower our standards: using only the most effective compound formulations, whilst adhering to rigorous inspection both during and after production. Our total quality system meets ISO 9001:2002, and continuous quality improvement is the keystone of our processes. That´s why our in-house laboratory conducts stringent quality checks, including material composition analysis, Compression Set and Fluid
Immersion Testing.

For further information on this article and related products and services, please contact your local ERIKS service centre on 0845 006 6000 or click here to find your local service centre.

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