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26 November 2014
Launch of Polyamide-Imide Based Meldin® 4000 Series

Saint-Gobain Seals has launched their new polyamide-imide (PAI) based Meldin® 4000 series,  developed as a result of their collaboration with newly acquired LS Kunststofftechnologie GmbH, a German manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic components for the automotive, medical and industrial markets.

25 November 2014
Meldin® 5330 Landing Gear Bearings & Sliding Rings for Helicopter Flight Test Program

Saint-Gobain Seals’ Meldin ® 5330 landing gear shock strut bearings and sliding rings have been selected for use in the flight test program of a military and troop transport helicopter, which is scheduled to start its first test flight in 2015 and production placement in 2019.

12 November 2014
ISO Compliant OmniSeal® Seals for Reducing Fugitive Emissions

Saint-Gobain Seals has developed a new single stem sealing solution targeted to lower fugitive emissions within ON/OFF valves in the oil and gas industry

23 October 2014
Extended Meldin® Product Line Presented at CTI Symposium

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastic L+S GmbH will be exhibiting its extended Meldin® product portfolio at this year’s CTI Symposium in Berlin Germany at Booth # C15 & D14.

12 September 2014
Saint-Gobain & BIEGLO to Exhibit at Fakuma Show

From October 14th to 18th, in Hall B4 - Booth #4113 at the Fakuma show in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Saint-Gobain Seals and BIEGLO will be showcasing the Meldin® 7000 product (thermoset polyimide material).

11 September 2014
Boys & Girls Club Visit Bristol, Rhode Island Facility

Approximately 30 students from the Boys & Girls Club of East Providence, Rhode Island, recently toured the Saint-Gobain Seals’ plant in Bristol, which manufactures Meldin® products for critical applications in engines, medical devices, aircraft and aerospace systems, electronic apparatus, and industrial equipment.

20 August 2014
Rulon® J Polymer Material Improves Bicycle Performance

Saint-Gobain Seals' Rulon® J polymer material was recently selected to improve the performance of a bicycle rear shock absorber manufactured by a US bicycle component manufacturer at their production facility in Taiwan.

15 August 2014
OmniSeal® Seals Qualified in Helicopter Rotorhead Applications

Saint-Gobain Seals’ OmniSeal® spring-energized seals have been qualified as a sealing solution in various sections of rotorhead in military helicopters.

15 July 2014
Logroño Students Transform Injection Molded Plastic Parts to Robots

A few months ago, Saint-Gobain Seals’ Rioja, Spain site became a little more lively due to several special visitors -- students from the ESCOLAPIAS school on Vara de Rey Street in Logroño.

14 July 2014
Rulon® 123 Polymer Material Qualified in Metering Pump Application

Saint-Gobain Seals’ Rulon® 123 fluoropolymer material was recently qualified in a metering pump application for a renowned gasoline pump manufacturer in Europe.

19 June 2014
OmniGasket™ Sealing Solution Used in Deicing System to Protect Aircraft Wings

Saint-Gobain Seals’ OmniGasket™ sealing solution is being utilized in the Aerospace market as a flanged sealing component on aircraft wing slats and their deicing telescopic duct system.

16 June 2014
Saint-Gobain a Key Supplier of OmniSeal® Seals for High-Speed Surgical Drills

Saint-Gobain Seals continues its long-standing relationship with OEMs in the high-speed surgical drill market as their integral supplier of OmniSeal® spring-energized seals.

21 May 2014
Kontich Production Site Featured on the European Business Journal Website

Saint-Gobain Seals has been featured on the European Business Journal website; it will also be published in their magazine in the next few months.

13 May 2014
Rulon J Material for New 7000 Series Trains in Washington, DC

Saint-Gobain Seals’ Rulon® J sliding elements will be utilized on the bogie of the newest 7000 series trains in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

30 April 2014
OmniSeal® Seal Helps Prevent Blowout in Rocket Engine Check Valves

Saint-Gobain Seals’ OmniSeal® spring-energized anti-blowout seal has been qualified as a static seal in rocket engine check valves for the aerospace industry.

16 April 2014
Rulon® 1439 Material Certified as USP Class VI Compliant

Saint-Gobain Seals’ Rulon® 1439 material has achieved full USP Class VI certification, complying with stringent disposable and reusable medical device requirements.

31 March 2014
Seal Rings Application Expertise through LS Kunststofftechnologie GmbH Acquisition

Saint Gobain Seals becomes one of the leaders in seal rings applications with their recent acquisition of LS Kunststofftechnologie GmbH, a German manufacturer of high-performance polymer components for the Automotive, Medical and Industrial markets. 

27 March 2014
OmniSeal® Sealing Components for New Family of Geared Jet Engines

Saint-Gobain Seals' OmniSeal® dynamic and static sealing components have been specified for use in a new series of geared jet engines.

24 February 2014
Seals' Marathon Diaphragms Achieve USP Class VI Compliance

Saint-Gobain Seals' Marathon® diaphragms were recently certified as USP Class VI compliant, in which the plastic resin material passed Class VI certification for particular use in medical devices and expected to produce favorable biocompatibility results.

17 February 2014
Seals to Exhibit at Pittcon 2014

Saint-Gobain Seals, a  trusted manufacturing partner in the Life Sciences market, will be showcasing their wide range of sealing and polymer solutions at Pittcon 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.

06 February 2014
Technical Paper on Next Generation of Materials

Saint-Gobain Seals, a global leader in designing and manufacturing high-performance seals and polymer components, will be presenting details of its next generation of materials at the High Performance Polymers for Oil & Gas Conference

31 January 2014
OmniSeal® Seal Qualified for Aircraft Micro Fuel Pumps

Saint-Gobain Seals' OmniSeal® spring-energized metal-band seal has been qualified as a dynamic seal in micro fuel pumps for the aerospace industry.

29 January 2014
Saint-Gobain Acquires LS Kunststofftechnologie GmbH

Saint-Gobain has finalized the acquisition of LS Kunststofftechnologie GmbH, a German manufacturer of high-performance polymer components for the automotive, medical and industrial markets.

24 January 2014
Renewed ISO 9001:2008 and EN 9100:2009 Certifications in Kontich, Belgium

Saint-Gobain Seals continues its high level of quality management system standards and their Kontich, Belgium site has renewed its ISO 9001:2008 and EN 9100:2009 certifications.

17 January 2014
FDA Compliant Rulon® Material for Handheld Surgical Tool

Saint-Gobain Seals continues to provide sustainable solutions for handheld surgical power tools in the medical and dental fields as a key supplier of Rulon® components in harmonic scalpel surgical tooling.

23 December 2013
Emerging Sealing and Polymer Technology for Electric Cars

Saint-Gobain Seals continues investing in the development of electric vehicle technology with its OmniLip™ sealing solutions and Meldin® HT polymer solution.

19 December 2013
New Meldin® 5530 Thermoplastic Material for Tribological Applications

Saint-Gobain Seals has recently launched a new grade, Meldin® 5530, which belongs to their Meldin® HT thermoplastics product line, and has been specifically created for tribological applications -- in particular for moving components

05 December 2013
Seals Develops Rulon® E2 Material for Emission Control

Saint-Gobain Seals develops a new generation, exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) sealing solution, Rulon® E2, for the latest and future European engine emission control standards (Euro 6 & 7).