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Two green spiral wound gaskets on white background.

Gasket Types in Oil and Gas, Explained

From spiral wound to Kammprofile to RTJ gaskets, we cover the most common types of gaskets used in oil and gas, along with their strengths and weaknesses.

Several Teflon-coated (PTFE coated) stud bolts, all blue in color.

PTFE Coated Studs: Do They Work?

Get answers to the most common questions about PTFE coated studs, and see the results of a real-world test of them. Our findings will surprise you.

An example of a spiral wound gasket commonly seen in oil refineries, with a yellow outer ring.

Spiral Wound Gaskets, Explained

Spiral-wound gaskets are the most common metallic gaskets in industrial plants and refineries. Learn how they work and how to solve common problems.