Characteristics and performance

It has a bronze filled PTFE ring with a pre-loaded lip energised by an O-Ring. The seal is designed to protect the primary rod seal from pressure spikes in the cylinder. It has a self relieving design in order to prevent excessive pressure build up in the cavity between the buffer seal and the rod seal.

The special PTFE ring has the low frictional properties normally associated with this material but is strengthened by additives to reduce creep. It has a low breakout friction so stick slip is eliminated.

Product details

Standard seals are supplied with a nitrile O-Ring but other materials can be provided.

The PTFE ring should always be mounted with the internal step on the pressure side. Sizes above 30mm are easily installed by deforming the PTFE ring into a kidney shape. Sizes under 30mm are best installed using a tool, details of which can be provided.

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Max pressure

300 Bar

Temp range

-30°C
100°C

Max speed

4m/sec
Key:
  • Recomended
  • Possible
  • Not suitable

* For fluid types marked as possible, please call our team of experts on +44 208 941 2244 to talk through your requirements and determine if this seal is the most suitable for your needs.

 Dynamic applicationStatic application
Fluids based on mineral oil  
AnyRecommendedPossible
Waterbased fluids  
HFA (5/95)PossiblePossible
HFB (60/40 invert emulsion)PossiblePossible
HFC (water glycol)PossiblePossible
WaterPossiblePossible
Other fluid types  
Air/NitrogenPossibleNot suitable
HFD (Phosphate ester ARYL Type)Not suitableNot suitable
Synthetic esters (HEES, HFDU)RecommendedPossible