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O Ring Failure

When it comes to fluid-power systems, O-rings are the most commonly used seals. However, elastomeric O-rings are not like most of the other materials that designers and engineers encounter. And the reason for this is because O-rings must deform in order to function properly.  As the name of the O-ring implies, they are round in… Continue Reading

Which Materials Make the Best Hydraulic Seals?

If you are looking to source precision rubber products from a trusted hydraulic seal manufacturer near you, a good start is to first find out about the materials used to produce such goods. This will allow you to accurately gauge your own needs, so that you can source a solution that offers the closest match. To… Continue Reading

When To Replace Your O-Ring

There is not always a need to replace each individual piece that creates a whole piece of equipment, sometimes there is an easy fix and a quick process of repairing it. There are other times that do not require any repairs and the best thing you could do is replace it with a new and… Continue Reading

The Pallet Jack

A Pallet Jack … also known as a pallet truck, pump truck, or jigger is a tool used to lift and move pallets . The front wheels are mounted inside the end of the forks, and as the hydraulic jack is raised, the forks are separated vertically from the front wheels, forcing the load upward… Continue Reading

The O-Ring

The O-Ring The humble O-ring is one of the simplest, yet most engineered, precise, and useful seal design ever developed and is one of the most common and important elements of machine design. O-Rings are manufactured in metric and imperial sizes and come in a variety of designs. A number of various size specifications exist… Continue Reading

Fuzion Trading Wants to Make Your Problem…Our Problem!

FUZION TRADING is extremely well positioned to manufacture any…. Polyurethane Seal and Moulded Product Rubber Seal and Moulded Product Talk to Us! The efficient FUZION TRADING team is ready to prove our commitment to: Super-Fast Lead Times Excellent Service World Class Quality Highly Competitive Prices If you have… have an irate customer are experiencing downtime… Continue Reading

Flange Seals

Flange Seals…Great Alternative to O-Rings Hydraulic flange seals are manufactured from high-grade polyurethane and work extremely well for aggressive, heavy-duty and high pressure applications. Flange seals provide better resistance than O-rings to extrusion and compression within a working pressure of approx.350 bar and temperature of -35 to 90 degrees centigrade. Unlike common O-rings, the seals… Continue Reading

Composite Seals (Koppers)

Composite Seals (also known as Koppers in South Africa) are used in precision gland and piston applications and are energised by a nitrile rubber O-Ring. Composite seals (Koppers) should be made of PTFE with a high percentage of bronze to give the product excellent sealing characteristics and return movement of the piston. Regrettably much of… Continue Reading

Fuzion Trading – New Products

New Products from Fuzion Trading As a result of numerous requests from respected customers we have recently added the following to our already extensive range… Viton O-Rings Composite Seals (Koppers) Hydraulic Seal Kits for various applications Coming Soon from Fuzion Trading Uni’s/Moly’s (Imperial U-Seal with Quad Ring Energiser) & Split Seals Fuzion Trading is a… Continue Reading

The Back-up Ring

What is a Back-up Ring? It is a ring manufactured from a variety of relatively hard materials, which when placed in a seal groove between the O-ring and the clearance gap i.e. on the seal’s low-pressure side, acts as a support for the O-ring. Function of a Back-up Ring  The back-up ring blocks the gap… Continue Reading