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V-Rings are elastomeric sealing devices designed to seal axially against a housing face.

  • V-rings available in NBR and FKM materials. FDA compliant material or other rubber compounds available on request.
  • V-Rings install on the shaft and rotate with it.
  • Predominantly used as an excluder against dirt, water, dust and other contaminants.
  • The V-ring inside diameter is undersized to the shaft for a snug fit.
  • Shaft surface speed is limited to 8 meters per second unless some form of clamping or holding device is applied to keep centrifugal forces from inhibiting performance.

Standard Profiles - Available Styles Table

VRA

  • Most common design
  • Square body
  • Available in sizes from 3 to 2000 mm.

 

VRS

  • Wedge shaped body for greater contact with shaft
  • Available from 5 to 199 mm

 

VRL

  • Square body with more narrow width than style VA
  • Available from 110 to 1200 mm

 

VRE

  • Heavy duty series
  • Long extended lip
  • Commonly found in heavy industry
  • Sizes range from 300 to 2000 mm
  • Larger sizes can be custom manufactured.
  • Special profiles have been created for specific applications.
  • Once installed, the lip of V-rings should always be lubricated.

 

   

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