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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 Group 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 Group’s OmniSeal® dynamic and static sealing components have been specified for use in a new series of geared jet engines.

24 February 2014
Seals Group’s Marathon Diaphragms Achieve USP Class VI Compliance

Saint-Gobain Seals Group’s 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 Group to Exhibit at Pittcon 2014

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

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

Saint-Gobain Seals Group 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 Group Develops Rulon® E2 Material for Emission Control

Saint-Gobain Seals Group 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).

25 November 2013
Meldin® 5000 Series Material Qualified as Backup Ring in Down Hole Drilling

Saint-Gobain Seals Group’s Meldin® 5000 series offering has been selected for packing kit backup rings for a down hole drilling application in the oil and gas market.

11 November 2013
OmniSeal® and Meldin® Components Part of Falcon 9 and Atlas V

Saint-Gobain Seals Group’s Meldin® and OmniSeal® components were installed as part of the fuel delivery system in the Space X Falcon 9 and United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V launch vehicles that successfully carried sophisticated satellites into orbit this past September.

25 October 2013
OmniSeal® Seals Qualified for Oil & Gas Industry Chemical Injection Pumps

The OmniSeal® spring-energized seal has been qualified as a dynamic seal in chemical injection pumps for the oil and gas industry.  Chemical injection pumps are at the heart of pipeline injection systems and are also used in oil wells and natural gas production and transportation.

21 October 2013
OmniSeal® Raco™ Seals for Reliable Offshore LNG Transfer

Saint-Gobain Seals Group continues to offer reliable sealing solutions such as their OmniSeal® Raco™ spring-energized seal for offshore LNG (liquefied natural gas) transfer, a market that is

09 October 2013
Successful Launch of Delta IV Heavy Rocket

UTC, a United Launch Alliance Delta IV with a reconnaissance satellite was launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. 

26 September 2013
OmniSeal® and Rulon® Products Lower Cost for Chemical Analyzer Users

The Saint-Gobain Seals Group was recently selected to supply OmniSeal® spring-energized seals  and Rulon® bearings for use in high-performance clinical chemical analyzer systems.  Chemical analyzers are used in a variety of professions

16 September 2013
Innovative Polymer Solutions to be Showcased at K Show

From October 16 to 23, at the K Show in Düsseldorf, Germany, Saint-Gobain Seals Group will be showcasing their wide range of polymer solutions, which includes their Meldin® and Rulon® product lines. 

11 September 2013
OmniSeal® Seals Installed in Industrial Dyeing Machines

Saint-Gobain Seals Group has been working closely with DyeCoo Textile Systems B.V. to develop a sealing solution for a new technology where carbon dioxide substitutes water in the dyeing process.

06 September 2013
OmniSeal® 400A Seals Qualified for Rotary Union Applications

Saint-Gobain Seals Group’s OmniSeal® 400A spring-energized seal has been qualified as a dynamic seal in rotary union applications for the marine industry.

22 August 2013
Meldin® 7001 Thermoset Material Passes Flammability Tests

Saint-Gobain Seals Group’s Meldin® 7001 (unfilled polyimide) thermoset material, which is part of their Meldin® 7000 series product line, has passed the UL94 flammability tests again (also achieved in 2011 and 2012). 

12 August 2013
Rulon® J Fluoropolymer Material ASTM Certified for FST

Saint Gobain Seals Group’s Rulon® J, one of their fluoropolymer grades, was recently certified for mass transit applications such as in trains and aircraft in regards to specific safety requirements for flammability, smoke and toxicity (FST).