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ring joint gaskets

ring joint gaskets

ring joint gaskets

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From the fundamentals of mechanics of solids, how does metal to metal seal itself when subjected to high clamping force, such as in the application of ring joint gaskets ?




RE: ring joint gaskets

How does a small gap prevent larger items from fitting through the gap?

RE: ring joint gaskets

ANSI/ASME B16.5 & B16.47 Ring Type Joint Flanges deform Elastically and plasticlly at the sealing contact line.

Similar to the "Copper Washer". All metal to metal sealing = regardless of geometry works this way.

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