Turcon® Glyd Ring® T
The Turcon® Glyd Ring® T is a very effective and reliable low frictional seal.
The double acting Turcon® Glyd Ring® T is a combination of a Turcon® based slipper seal and an energizing ORing. It is produced with an interference fit which together with the squeeze of the O-Ring ensures a good sealing effect even at low pressure. At higher system pressures, the O-Ring is energized by the fluid, pushing the Turcon® Glyd Ring® T against the sealing face with increased force.
The benefits of the patented seal concept are provided by the innovative functional principle of the trapezoidal profile cross-section. Both lateral profile flanks are inclined so that the seal profile tapers towards the seal surface. The profile can thus retain the robust and compact form typical of piston seals without losing any of the flexibility required to achieve a pressure-related maximum compression. The edge angle created by the special Glyd Ring® T cross-sectional form permits an additional degree of freedom and enables a slight tilting movement of the seal. The maximum compression is thus always shifted towards the area of the seal edge directly exposed to the ressure. On the low-pressure edge of the seal, on the other hand, the Glyd Ring® T exhibits only zones with neutral strains without compressive or shearing loads, thus effectively reducing the danger of gap extrusion.