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2012-06-28 23:00:16

How EGC Developed an Aftermarket Product that is Faster and Less Expensive that the Metal Pressure Seal and is Perfect For Power Plant Maintenance and Valve Rebuilders. Chardon, OH (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 Hands down, flexible graphite has proven its superiority to metal as a gasket material for high-pressure seals. It installs easier and seals more reliably, because it fully conforms to the valve surface. Since it doesn´t permanently stick or bond to the metal, it removes quickly and...

2012-05-21 23:00:15

How EGC Developed a Flexible Graphite Bonnet Seal that Consumes Less Time and Provided Real Cost Savings to Power Plants During Regularly Scheduled Maintenance. Chardon, OH (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Tested and approved by the Navy in 2003 for use in nuclear powered ships, the EGC Thermafoil flexible graphite pressure seal seemed poised for big things in the general power generation market. In fact, flexible graphite tests performed by electrical power provider, Arizona Public Service (APS),...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'