Saint-Gobain Automotive Polymer Solutions (APS) is a pioneering developer and supplier of sealing components for e-mobility applications. Our wide variety of PTFE materials combined with over 50 years of seal design, development experience, and world-class manufacturing on a global basis allow us to provide custom-tailored sealing solutions for the most demanding applications.
Specially-formulated PTFE lip seals combined with unique bi-directional seal design provide worry-free sealing for the most demanding electric drive unit (EDU) applications. The polymer solutions have been proven in production and in real-world OEM performance for extended exposure testing to high rotational speeds, heat, friction and various lubricant and other media formulations:
|High Speed Test||1000 hours @ 17K RPM||Zero Leakage|
|Reverse Test||100 minutes @ 5K RPM (after 500-hour high-speed test)||Zero leakage|
|Oil soak test||ATF and EV gearbox lubricant||No swelling , absorption or reaction|
We offer a wide selection of PTFE lip seal material formulations as well as seal housing materials for a wide freedom of design and exact application fit with minimal size, weight and complexity and cover a wide range of dimensions
|Material||PTFE Lip Sealing System||Over 70 formulations|
|Seal Housing||Aluminum or steel, various coatings|
|Operating Conditions||Temperature||-50 to +200C|
|Pressure||0 to 0.1 MPa|
|Speed||Up to 100 m/s|
|Max. PV||1 MPa m/s|
|Media||Oil, H2O + Glycol|
|Available Sizes||Shaft Size||3.0mm to 200mm|
|Minimum Bore Depth||8.0mm|
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