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Why Precision Die-Cutting is Necessary

Written on August 17, 2022 at 3:46 pm, by

Every machine and instrument, whether large or small, is made of compact and precise materials. This is where precision die-cutting comes into the picture! As the name suggests, precision die-cutting is the intricate process of cutting and forming material into various shapes and sizes, depending on the purpose it intends to serve.  What is precision…

Rubber Gaskets: Their Types and Use Cases

Written on August 4, 2022 at 9:08 pm, by

Rubber gaskets are inventive elastic mechanical seals that prevent leaks between two surfaces. A rubber gasket is a brilliant solution to fill in irregularities and connect two different surfaces when the surfaces cannot be made air or watertight. These surfaces include automotive cylinders, piping, fittings, door edges, tanks, containers, and more. Unlike liquid-applied sealants like…

The Incredible Versatility and Usability of Silicone Rubber Washers

Written on June 20, 2022 at 4:28 pm, by

Silicone rubber washers are incredibly popular and used across different industries due to their immense flexibility and usability benefits. Silicone rubber provides the perfect balance of mechanical and chemical properties, making it an ideal fit. Silicone Rubber Washer Material Properties The extraordinary properties of silicon make silicone rubber washers mighty effective. Silicone offers excellent resistance…

Nylon Plastic Washers – Who Knew How Cool These Are?

Written on May 26, 2022 at 2:25 pm, by

Remember way back in school when you learned about simple machines? One of those was a screw, right? We know that screws are used for fastening, for holding things together, and are often used in gears. However, that simple machine can be even more functional when you add a washer to it. Washers can also…

Why Using Rubber Washers Is a Smart Move

Written on February 15, 2022 at 4:01 pm, by

Today, you can find rubber washers in several thicknesses. Thicker rubber washers can be used for all types of applications in many different environments. Thanks to the simple design of these washers, it means they will work as expected for a long time. Plastic washers are commonly used to help reduce friction in a machine,…

The Top Benefits of Rotary Die Cutting

Written on January 19, 2022 at 1:27 am, by

Rotary die-cutting is an affordable, fast way to manufacture products that mandate precise folds, cuts, and shapes without sacrificing construction or speed. It’s an effective way to build mass-produced items, such as boxes and another packaging from metal, plastic, or paper, and electronic component assembly parts, foam products, gaskets, O-rings, stickers, decals, and more. While…

The Garden Hose Problem: The Importance of Gaskets

Written on December 22, 2021 at 4:13 pm, by

How important are gaskets and other small connector pieces? One way to think about this is to illustrate it by describing how you use your outdoor garden hose. A garden or lawn hose is uniquely valuable for all kinds of uses – delivering water to plants, washing an exterior, and filling up a child’s plastic…

Lathe Cut Vs. O-ring Here’s The Deal

Written on November 15, 2021 at 8:19 pm, by

There seems to be a common misunderstanding regarding whether or not customers should use o-rings or lathe-cut gaskets. Often, manufacturing clients tend to think that o-rings and lathe cut gaskets are the same, while other customers simply don’t know the difference between them, which can cause them to purchase the wrong parts for their job. …

Simple Fixes For A Broken Pool Light

Written on October 19, 2021 at 2:02 am, by

Pool lights are not only necessary for safety, but they also provide dazzling effects to your poolscape. When pool lights are dim or broken, you can be left in the dark as to how to diagnose and repair the problem. Pool lights can have hundreds of feet of cable, circuit breakers, GFCIs, and junction boxes…

Three Important Sectors For Gasket Applications

Written on September 13, 2021 at 1:19 pm, by

At Cannon Gasket, we specialize in a wide variety of gaskets, O-rings, sealers and connective items for specific and sophisticated systems. Let’s look at three of the areas that we serve with our products, for an idea of how important these admittedly small components really are. Gaskets in the Automotive Industry This one doesn’t typically…