Poor quality blamed for gasket failures


Camprofile showing weld site leak ///

Novus Sealing has received an increasing number of referrals caused by incidents where camprofile gaskets have caused leaks as a result of poor quality and manufacturing errors.

According to the company such joint failures have been referred to Novus Sealing for independent technical evaluation and the results are both surprising and potentially hazardous.

Dr Gavin Smith, the leader of the Novus Sealing technical team, says the company has been shocked to find that camprofile gaskets are supplied with so little regard to quality and the very arduous service conditions in which they have to operate.

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