Ring the changes

September 2010
Process Engineering;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p48
Trade Publication
The article reports on the common mistakes of manufacturing companies in overlooking the importance of O-rings in the overall performance of a valve which can affect the minimum working temperature.


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