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Seal with Confidence: Exploring Silicone Rubber Washers

Silicone rubber washers are crucial in various industries, providing a reliable seal and protection against leaks. At Cannon Gasket, we specialize in manufacturing high-quality silicone rubber washers that meet industry standards and customer requirements. In our latest blog article, we explore the benefits, applications, and considerations of silicone rubber washers to help you make informed…

Getting Familiar with FDA-Grade Silicone

In the world of materials and manufacturing, precision and safety are paramount, especially when it comes to products that directly or indirectly interact with our bodies. One such versatile and widely used material is FDA-grade silicone.  In the following article, we explore the intricacies of FDA-grade silicone, understanding its composition, applications, and the stringent standards…

The Marvels of EMI Shielding Gaskets

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, our devices are becoming increasingly sophisticated, and with this sophistication comes the need for enhanced protection. Electromagnetic interference (EMI) is a ubiquitous challenge that can compromise the performance of electronic devices.  Enter EMI shielding gaskets, also known as conductive gaskets, the silent guardians that shield our electronics from the…

The Intricate Process of Crafting Lathe Cut Gaskets

In the world of manufacturing, precision and reliability are paramount. One often-overlooked component that plays a crucial role in ensuring the seamless operation of machinery is the humble lathe cut gasket. These unassuming rings of material act as seals, preventing leaks and maintaining the integrity of various systems. In this blog article, our team delves…

Learning about the PTFE Applications

As you may already know, polytetrafluoroethylene, or PTFE, is a remarkable synthetic polymer that has found its way into a variety of applications across various industries. Its unique properties make it a popular choice for both industrial and everyday uses. In fact, it’s highly likely you’ve recently—perhaps even today—come into contact with PTFE, in one…

Understanding Rubber Gaskets

When it comes to the world of engineering and manufacturing, it’s the little things that make a big difference. One such unsung hero in the realm of sealing technology is the rubber gasket. Often overlooked, these unassuming rings play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation and safety of various industrial applications. In this…

Innovative Gasket Designs and Materials for Challenging Environments

Industries operating in challenging conditions, such as corrosive chemicals, high-pressure systems, and extreme weather, need reliable sealing solutions. These are essential for ensuring safety and performance. Traditional gaskets may not suffice in these demanding scenarios, which require specialized designs and materials to ensure optimal performance and safety. In this article, we will explore some of…

Understanding the Differences Between Buna N and Viton Elastomers

Buna N and Viton are two common types of elastomers, which are used in a variety of applications, including sealing, gasketing, and o-rings. While both materials are popular choices for these applications, they have different properties and characteristics that make them suitable for different environments and conditions. Buna N, also known as nitrile rubber, is…

Understanding the Differences: Conductive Silicone vs Fluorosilicone for EMI Shielding

Conductive silicone and fluorosilicone are both materials that are commonly used for electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding in electronic devices. EMI shielding is the practice of protecting electronic devices from the effects of electromagnetic radiation, which can cause interference and disrupt the normal functioning of the device. Both conductive silicone and fluorosilicone have their own unique…

What’s the Difference Between Silicone and Fluorosilicone?

Silicone and fluorosilicone are two types of elastomers that are commonly used in a variety of applications. While they are both made from oxygen, carbon, and hydrogen, they differ in their chemical makeup and properties. One of the main differences between silicone and fluorosilicone is the type of polymer chain they contain. Silicone is made…