The removal or separation of a portion of the sealing element.
The property of an elastomeric material to resist tearing forces.
Tensile Strength, Ultimate:
The force per unit of original cross-sectional area at the moment of a specimen rupture.
Tension, Initial Spring:
The “preload” that has been wound into the coils of a spring during the coiling operation.
Test, Accelerated Life:
Any set of test conditions designed to reproduce in a short time the effects obtained under service conditions.
A laboratory test in which the functional operating conditions are approximated, but the equipment is conventional laboratory equipment and not necessarily identical with that in which the product will be used.
A test performed in the actual environment in which the product will be used.
A laboratory method used to evaluate the resistance of a material to repeated bending.
A laboratory procedure used to determine that period of operation which a component or assembly will operate until it no longer performs its intended function.
Texture, Shaft Surface:
A term used to describe the quality, appearance, or characteristic of the shaft surface resulting from operations, such a grinding, polishing, burnishing and so on.
In a dynamic seal, the distance separating the two surfaces which form the primary seal.
The removal of the superfluous parts from a molded product, usually removal of parting line flash or feed sprues.
See Slant, Seal.
Irregularities on the outside and inside lip surfaces in the immediate vicinity of the contact line.