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Clear O-Rings Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial clear o-ring manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source clear o-ring manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These clear o-ring companies can design, engineer and manufacture clear o-rings to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these clear o-ring manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of clear silicone o-rings, transparent o-rings, Teflon clear o-rings.

  • Chandler, AZ 480-892-7325

    Since 1989, we have been an o-ring distributor. We offer commercial, FDA, military, metric o-rings, caps, plugs, gaskets & more. Custom, rubber o-rings, metal o-rings, diaphragms, face seals and non-standard o-rings are also offered. Viton® o-rings & o-ring kits are supplied by Arizona Sealing Devices, making us the source of seals, die cutting, oil seals, packings, sheeting, vee rings, etc.

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  • Sparta, NJ 973-383-2487

    A leading o-ring manufacturer of quality metric seals for industries worldwide, defines Allied Metrics Seals & Fasteners. We offer FDA-approved elastomers, Teflon® seals, o-rings & much more. Choose from o-ring sizes, metal & plastic o-rings, o-ring kits, o-ring seals, silicone o-rings, EPDM o-rings, static o-rings, etc. We are an ISO 9001:2015 certified company. Call/visit our website for more information about our products & services!

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  • Lawrenceville, GA 877-432-3627

    Since 1973, Daemar USA has been producing the best-quality hydraulic seals and o-rings on the market. We offer a wide variety of o-rings, including silicone, Teflon, EPDM, HSN-80, back-up, and Aflas o-rings. We also offer o-ring cord, quad rings, and o-ring packs. Our seal collection includes oil seals, axle seals, JM clipper seals, end caps, Teflon Energized seals, v-rings, and more. We are an ISO 9001 certified company, and we are eager to help you find the o-rings and seals that you need!

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  • Santa Fe Springs, CA 562-941-4800

    RD Rubber Technology Corp is an ISO 9001:2015 / AS9100:2016 certified and ITAR registered company. We offer compression, transfer, injection and Liquid Injection molding, rubber to metal bonding, engineering support, tooling design, machining and more. Our customers rely on us to give them the best possible production o-rings. From aerospace to medical, food processing to military applications we build trust by being responsive to your needs.

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  • Grand Rapids, MI 616-538-4970

    Kent Rubber Supply has been a trusted supplier of o-rings since 1946. Focusing in exceeding customer service, we leverage the best equipment and the most knowledge staff to ensure we meet our customers unique needs. With our trusted experts, we determine the best rubber, foam, sponge or PVC material for your specific need. We continue serving customers both offshore and domestic.

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  • Lancaster, NY 716-684-7600

    Sealing Devices is a leading North American distributor & fabricator of o-rings, gaskets, seals, adhesives and EMI shielding for industrial, aerospace, medical and military applications. Our products can be from our stock inventory or custom made to fit your specific application. We look forward to working with you and finding solutions to your sealing needs. Visit our website today!

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  • Littleton, MA 800-882-3666

    As the largest in-house pure gum inventory carrier in the U.S., Atlantic Rubber Company has cost-effective and resilient rubber tubing. Materials we carry for all your rubber tubing needs are: latex, silicone, pure gum and o-rings. Our natural rubber tubing is cold temperature and abrasion resistant. We are proudly ISO 9001 certified. Contact us today for more information.

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Clear O-Rings

Depending on the material they are made of, O-rings can come in many different colors like black, brown, green, red, and blue. Only a few, however, offer a transparent color. Silicone, polyurethane, and Teflon are able to produce a clear O-ring product. Without any color additives, these materials are semi-clear, not totally transparent in natural form. However, certain additives are able to produce ultra-clear silicone.

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Applications of Clear O-Rings

Clear O-rings are used in many industries, such as:

  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Food Processing
  • Dairy
  • Biotech

Like all O-rings, they are used for sealing and gasketing applications. O-rings create a seal when they are pressed between two or more parts of a product or system while it is being assembled. The product or system that needs sealing usually involves vacuums or piping.

Clear O-Ring Design

Clear O-rings are doughnut shaped, flat, and thin. O-rings are set up as a static seal or with dynamic joints. As a static seal, clear O-rings are permanently sealed in one spot, assuring that whatever substance within the system will not leak out. Dynamic joints refer to the part of O-rings in a fluid system, like a hydraulic cylinder. In such a situation, an O-ring would need to be well-lubricated to protect it from the fast deterioration that comes from being in between moving parts. Silicone is the most common material for producing clear O-rings. It is derived from quartz and mixed with methyl, phenyl, and vinyl, which improve its rubber properties but won’t change its transparency. It is produced from fine silica instead of carbon, which makes other rubber materials black. Clear silicone may be easily colored yet retain its transparent properties. It is always non-toxic, so it is often the first choice in medical, pharmaceutical, and food processing applications. Silicone exhibits high temperature resistance (between -58 and 302°F) and, because O-rings are generally thinner, they have good tensile and tear strength. Temperature resistance, size, color, and flexibility are all characteristics that must be considered when choosing an O-ring. There are a few varieties of O-ring ridges, developed because the various grips will suit certain applications better than others. Clear O-rings vary in this just like all O-rings. The most common O-ring ridge is the round cross-section, which is a simple clean circle sealing everyday objects like faucets and engines.

Benefits of Using Clear O-Rings

The positive characteristics of a clear O-ring, considered a seal or gasket, include flexibility, chemical inertness, and odorlessness when in a solid state. As just one branch of the O-ring family, clear O-rings stand out because of their transparency. They are generally transparent in both UV light and visible light.



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