Research and Development
Commitment to future sealing solutions
To make sure we have the correct products and materials to meet future needs, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions invests heavily in research and development. Seven centers of excellence located in Bridgewater (England), Helsingør (Denmark), Malta, Stuttgart (Germany), Shanghai (China), Tokyo (Japan) and Fort Wayne (USA) are engaged in ongoing programs of material and product development.
Advanced material formulation
Our database of over 2,000 unique formulations includes best-in-class compounds that perform in demanding environments where temperatures are extreme, media aggressive, pressures high and standards stringent.
Proprietary materials include Turel® elastomers, Isolast® perfluoroelastomers, Turcon® PTFE based materials, Zurcon® polyurethanes and our bearing materials Turcite®, Orkot® and HiMod®.
Unique innovative sealing products
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions products are groundbreaking with many becoming industry standards. Our proprietary products include AQ-Seal® , Double Delta® , Glyd Ring® , Stepseal®, Variseal® and Wills Rings®, the original metal O-Ring.
Custom designs are produced to meet customer-specific requirements with the aid of Finite Element Analysis and other leading-edge technology. If needed, these seals will undergo short or long term testing by Trelleborg Sealing Solutions laboratories before volume production.