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Head Gasket Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of head gasket manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source head gasket manufactures with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate head gasket companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture head gaskets for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading head gasket manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for heavy duty head gasket, serrated gaskets, or rover cover gasket.

  • Seattle, WA 800-537-9663

    As a supplier of gaskets since 1977, Gardico is dedicated to customers in all industrial sectors needing standard & custom gaskets of superior workmanship. With die cutting, slitting, water jet cutting, assembly, laminating & adhesive capabilities, Gardico works with a variety of foam, fiber, felt, cork, plastics, metals & numerous other materials to meet all of their customers’ needs.

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  • Carson City, NV 800-733-2648

    Since our inception in 1948, we have made it our goal to manufacture high quality gaskets, deliver our products on time, and provide exceptional customer service. Our team of experts will walk you through the process of deciding on the material and type of gasket that suits your needs. Give us a call today!

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  • Grand Rapids, MI 616-538-4970

    Kent Rubber Supply has been a trusted supplier of gaskets 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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  • Franklin, WI 800-556-7188

    CFS is an ISO 9001:2015 supplier of performance and component gaskets, die cuts, custom molded rubber parts, extrusions, and masking supplies. With over 40 years of experience in the industry, we are experts in surface protection applications such as tapes and plugs as well as seals, mounting and holding, spacers, shielding, and insulators. CFS supplies many diverse industries including agriculture, aerospace, military, electronics, LED lighting, automotive and medical manufacturers.

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  • Stuart, FL 772-286-9278

    At Britech Industries, both our custom and stock items come in a variety of shapes, colors and designs. Our company’s goal is to meet the specifications of our customers, and we have highly trained engineers to do just that. We are partnered with different companies for maximum extrusion options and we are available for our customers at any time. Britech are the plastic extrusions experts. If you would like to contact an extrusion specialist, call or visit our website today!

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  • Chandler, AZ 480-892-7325

    Arizona is a leading distributor of quality head gaskets and has been providing the commercial, FDA and military industries with numerous high quality products and services since 1989, including but certainly not limited to custom manufactured o-rings, o-ring kits, diaphragms and face seals. Arizona Sealing Devices is your leading source for seals, die cutting, packings, sheeting and more.

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  • Canonsburg, PA 866-672-8100

    A head gasket sits between the engine block and cylinder heads and is a vital part of internal combustion engines. As the most critical sealing application in any engine, head gaskets are imperative to insure your motor runs correctly. Here at National Rubber Corporation, we can produce a head gasket to meet your specific needs. We have high production rates, a short production cycle and reduction in product finishing time.

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  • San Fernando, CA 818-764-8222

    Our team at Spira strives to bring you the best gaskets on the market. We exhibit our commitment to quality products by staying at the forefront of ever-changing manufacturing technology. We offer RFI gaskets to suit various applications, with groove-mounted, surface-mounted, and honeycomb filter configurations available. Contact us and we will help you find the gasket that suits your requirements.

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Head Gaskets

Head gaskets are specially-designed sealing products used to seal the gap between engine blocks and cylinder heads in internal combustion engines. Internal combustion engines are the means of power generation in most automobiles. They can also be found in watercraft and aircraft, many varieties of which depend on combustion engines in order to operate.

In an internal combustion engine, the engine block is the equipment that houses pistons, the movement of which is facilitated by the ignition of fuel and the subsequent force generated because of that ignition. That ignition forces pistons down into their cylinders. The pistons are connected to a crankshaft by hinged rods, and as the pistons are forced down, they cause the crankshaft to rotate. Eventually, this motion is translated though a few other mechanisms to generate the motion necessary for a vehicle’s movement. In order for the ignition of fuel to generate enough force to move the pistons, the ignition must take place in a sealed space. Engine block cylinders and the pistons within them create part of an enclosure, and the cylinder head, when affixed above the engine block, creates the other (the cylinder head is also the place where the spark plug is mounted, which facilitates fuel ignition). In order for the transfer of energy to be efficient, the space between the engine block and cylinder head must be sealed. Head gaskets create this seal.

All head gaskets feature a frame and several round openings that are wide enough to fit around engine block cylinders. Head gasket configuration depends on engine block configuration. For example, engine blocks with six cylinders in a straight row require a head gasket with six cylinder openings in a row. In the case of split engine blocks, two head gaskets will be required, one for each row of cylinders. In both cases, the gasket must perfectly fit the contours of the cylinders, the engine block and the cylinder head to ensure the engine’s efficiency and safety. Head gaskets are essential components for this reason: they prevent fuel, heat and exhaust from escaping the combustion chamber and threatening other engine components. They also prevent inefficiencies in the combustion process, but most engineers and consumers think of efficiency as secondary to safety in an explosive reaction. If head gaskets fail, heat from the reaction can degrade other engine parts. Coolant and oil can enter the combustion chamber and mix with fuel. If these or other problems persist after a gasket fails, it can cause catastrophic engine failure. For this reason, a gasket manufacturer will make their gaskets of strong materials coated with heat resistant chemicals like Teflon.

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