Glossary M

Glossary M

Machine Lead:
Spiral grooves similar to a screw thread on a shaft surface that can result from improper finishing process, may result in early leakage.

Modulus, Rubber:
The tensile stress at a specified elongation. A measure of resistance to deformation.

Modulus, Young’s:
The ratio of the stress to the resulting strain (the latter expressed as a fraction of the original height or thickness in the direction of the force).

Mold Impression:
A molded imperfection on the surface of the seal.

A single organic molecule usually containing carbon and capable of additional polymerization.

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