GASKET HELPER APP


NEW! GASKET HELPER application for Android mobile devices.

Available on Google Play store 

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PRODUCTS


Discover all that Robco has to offer. Our extensive product basket aims at consolidating your supply base, while lowering your Total Cost of Ownership.

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RESOURCES


Browse and download our technical and safety related literature, manuals and other online tools and references Robco has developed for your convenience.

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SEALING

Sealing solutions, packing, gaskets, seals,

Robco offers sealing solutions for all your applications from pipes, valves, pumps, pipelines, boilers, tanks, compressors, to specific parts requiring custom-made seals.

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INSULATING

Insulation, protection, extreme temperature resistant products

We have extreme-condition materials for all applications : heat insulation, heat retention, heat or fire protection, welding protection, freezing and Cryogenic protection etc.

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ENGINEERING

Engineering solutions, plastic parts, rubber parts, metal parts,

Our engineering team will find the most cost-effective way to engineer and manufacture the plastic or rubber part you need, working hand-in-hand with you to ensure your satisfaction.

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LUBRICATING

lubrication and grease for extreme conditions and applications

Robco manufactures and distributes lubricating products for normal use and extreme conditions or specialized applications. We are the grease experts others emulate.

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New Tech Note by Robco:  Extruded or Cast Nylon – Is There Any Difference?
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(News - Feb, 2019)


Robco lauches new Gasket Helper application for Android mobile devices:  Download our Gasket Helper app for: Gasket torque charts, color code chart, m & f factor charts, Installation steps, material info and so much more... Available for free on Google play:

(News - Apr, 2018)


New Tech Note by Robco:  EFFECTS OF THERMAL EXPANSION & CONTRACTION ON MACHINING / WORKING WITH UMHW-PE
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(News - Apr, 2018)


New whitepaper on choosing the right crucible lid seals in the smelting and metal transformation industry. Read it here:

(News - Feb, 2018)


New Tech Note by Robco:  SEALING ELEMENTS FOR OXYGEN SERVICE APPLICATIONS
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(News - Jan, 2018)


New White Paper by Robco:  Choosing a Gasket Material - Tips on what you should know when selecting a gasket material for a specific application.

"Gaskets are everywhere. They prevent the leak of fluid, air and gas and can be found...etc."

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(News - Sept, 2017)


New Tech Note by Robco:  HOW CAN I QUALIFY IF A COMPRESSION PACKING MEETS LOW VOC EMISSIONS STANDARDS?
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(News - Aug, 2017)


New Tech Note by Robco:  WHAT VALVE COMPRESSION PACKING SHOULD BE USED WHEN FIRE-SAFETY IS A CONCERN?
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(News - Aug, 2017)


New Tech Note by Robco:  DO YOU REQUIRE BIOCOMPATIBLE LUBRICANTS?

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(News - Jul, 2017)


New Tech Note by Robco:  SO YOU NEED A HIGH RESISTANCE GASKET FOR POTABLE WATER??

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(News - Jul, 2017)


 

Robco compression packing passes API 622 with flying colours !

Robco compression packing #1222 recently passed API 622 revision II standard at the Yarmouth Research & Technology Lab. Under the American Petroleum Institute specifications, our packing was tested for fugitive emissions on a test rig that is designed similarly to a 4 inch - Class 300 rising valve. The test requires five thermal cycles from ambient temperature to 260 C (500 F) with 1,510 mechanical cycles, sealing methane gas. Each set of ambient and thermal cycles is divided into 300 cycles per day.

Robco averaged a leakage rate of 16ppm (100ppm max allowed) over the 6-day test with 0 adjustments during the complete period.

(News - Jan, 2017)


 

New White Paper available: 5 Reasons to use Preformed Packing Ring Sets in rotating equipment.

"Comparison of bulk compression packing versus pre-cut, preformed packing ring sets in rotating, fluid handling equipment. You rely on braided compression packing to efficiently seal rotating equipment, particularly when sealing aggressive fluids where mechanical seals have demonstrated their limits. etc..." (News - Aug, 2016)

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Success Story: Above and Beyond - How employee dedication saved the day (and millions) for major oil company.

"On Canada Day, July 1st, on an offshore rig in the northern Atlantic, JD, the Platform Construction Manager sent out an urgent email to his usual supplier in Newfoundland. The subject read: « Emergency Order – Gaskets need offshore ASAP." (News - Jul, 2016)

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New White Paper available: Improving operations of cone crusher bearings with high performance grease and lubricants.

"Industrial operations are expected to run faster and for longer periods of time, resulting in greater demands being placed on machinery performance. The appropriate selection of lubrication can add thousands of hours of extra life to equipment..." (News - Feb, 2016)

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New White Paper available: Why Using North American Made Crucible Lid Seal is the Smart Choice over Cheaper Imported Types

"Robco has been producing various types of braided crucible lid seals for usage in the aluminium industry for decades. End-users repeatedly reported a fair difference in longevity of the Robco seals versus products available from low cost producers located in Europe, Asia, South America, etc. We wanted to quantify why our products latest longer and performed better by testing physical performance..." (News - Jan 4, 2016)

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Introducing the PackMiter by Robco

Measuring and cutting compression packing has never been easier! Our engineering team has developed a no-nonsense, simple to use and virtually unbreakable tool to measure and cut your pump packing. The PackMiter reduces time and effort usually required to produce precision packing lengths up to 48” with a 45º or 90º angle cut, for 1/8” to 1” cross sections, while greatly increasing worker safety.

This sturdy cutting tool can be bolted to any work table and is made of abrasion resistant, recycled UHMW-PE. Easy to clean and maintain, it has an integrated ruler, a built-in stow-away slit for the quality packing knife (included), an adjustable two-sided end-piece, a safety grip to hold the pacing in place and a built-in sharpening stone. It comes with a laminated reference chart that clearly indicates what length is required for which stem size depending on the packing cross-section. Now anyone can safely cut packing like a pro!  (News - Sept 20, 2015)

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Robco website gets a makeover

Robco.com was starting to show its age. That’s why we are pleased to announce the release of our new website, designed with a fresh new look and user-friendly navigation, updated with easy to find information about our products and services. While we admit that our old website was a bit of a nightmare to navigate (yes, even for us) and couldn’t be readily updated by our team, the new and improved version will offer access to up-to-date technical and safety information for our Robco products, latest news and other surprises. Come-in! Take a look around. See what we’ve done with the place.  (News - Oct. 28, 2015)

 

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