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Rod Seal Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial rod seal manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source rod seal manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These rod seal companies can design, engineer and manufacture rod seals to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these rod seal 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 hydraulic rod seals, piston rod seals, metric rod seals.

  • Sparta, NJ

    For over twenty years, Allied Metrics Seals and Fasteners has supplied customers around the world with the high quality parts they need at excellent prices they can afford. They offer dedication to advancing the industry which is exemplified by their vigorous innovation that they have pursued with great enthusiasm for several years. Call today for your rod seals.

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  • Akron, OH

    Premier Seals Manufacturing works very closely with material suppliers to insure the highest quality of rod seals that our customers demand. From your first point of contact, to receiving your product, and all steps in between, it is our job to meet your needs. For a company committed to customer needs and with the highest quality in mind, contact Premier.

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  • Farmington Hills, MI

    Zatkoff Seals & Packings today is the largest independent distributor of seals in North America. One location manufactures various die cut shapes from a full range of non-metallic materials and offers the ability to supply most materials with an adhesive backing. You’ll find our sealing systems solutions backed by over $25,000,000 in inventory and nearly 200,000 international part numbers.

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  • Chandler, AZ

    Arizona Sealing Devices provides customers with a wide variety of options. Providing o-rings, caps, plugs, gaskets, rod seals, packings, kits and numerous miscellaneous items, they are sure to have precisely what you need for your next project. In addition the company provides a wide array of materials so each need can be easily met. From standard to custom options AZ Seal has it all.

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  • Mississauga, ON

    At D&D Engineered Products Inc. we manufacture top of the line hydraulic seals, gaskets, various o-rings, high temperature tapes, compression packings, and much more. We promise to cater our product to any needs you may have, such to ensure your satisfaction. If you would like more information please give us a call.

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Rod Seals

Rod seals are important components in hydraulic cylinder design; they guard against external leakage, which hurts the cylinder’s performance as well as the environment. Rod seals are considered the hydraulic seal with the most demanding requirement specifications because they must be the right size, profile and material in order to properly prevent leaks.

Rod seals are made of plastic, rubber or Teflon, depending on the type of fluid to which they are exposed, the amount of pressure and whether the cylinder is single acting, meaning the seals receive dynamic pressure from one side, or double acting, meaning the pressure comes from both sides. They are designed for both linear and reciprocating dynamic sealing applications, and they seal pressure between the inner contact surface of the seal and the outer rod surface while the rod is moving linearly under pressure. They are used mostly in fluid power equipment applications, including mobile fluid power cylinders, hydraulic cylinders, machine presses and mobile plants within the mining, construction, steel milling, water management and chemical processing industries. They are suitable under low and high pressure, a variety of temperature ranges and are radial and dynamic type of seals.

Rod seals are always press fitted into the housing bore and are contained within moving walls, meaning they must be durable and resistant enough to endure high friction because they are affected greatly by wear and aging as well as changes on the rod surface. They are radial, meaning pressure is applied to both the inner and outer surfaces of the seal. Rod seals are always round, similar to an o-ring and come in many different shapes and sizes. Their profiles differ considerably, and they may be simple and round, T-shaped, Z-shaped, X-shaped and ribbed, among many other complex profile designs. They fit specifically into the housing bore and their sealing lip always makes contact with the shaft. Rod seals are manufactured three different ways. They can be extruded and then welded together, which creates a seam, stamped if they have flat profiles or made in a mold. Teflon rod seals must be sintered because Teflon is a material that does not melt. Instead, powder Teflon is heated in a furnace until the powder adheres together and forms a solid product. The seals can be composed of one material or a core material that is coated with a stronger, more resistant substance like Teflon.



Rod Seals
Rod Seals
Rod Seals - Allied Metrics Seals & Fasteners
Rod Seals - Allied Metrics Seals & Fasteners