In any type of industry or application, proper gasket installation is key for optimal system efficacy, longevity, and safety. Rushing through the installation process — or using subpar or improper gaskets for the application — can be disastrous.
Often the result of poor installation, gasket blowouts can slow down production, result in increased maintenance needs, and, most seriously, cause injuries to workers. If bottom-line costs, system performance, and employee safety are priorities at your facility, following proper gasket installation protocol isn’t an option — it’s crucial to the success of your operations.
The fluid sealing experts at Gasket Resources Inc. (GRI) can offer expert technical support for a variety of systems involving the use of gaskets. To help our customers avoid some of the most common gasket installation mistakes, we’ve rounded up six of the most common errors and provided tips on how to prevent them.