This section provides an overview for flap seals as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 5 flap seal manufacturers and their company rankings.
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A flap seal is a rubber or plastic seal that provides protection and closes gaps without the use of adhesives.
A flap seal is also called "trim seals" or "edge seals."
Flap seals are also used in the fields of construction machinery, agricultural machinery, special vehicles, and nursing and welfare equipment.
In the construction field, they are used to protect the periphery of fittings and to prevent dust and dirt from entering from the outside. In the industrial field, it is used as a cushioning material when opening and closing machine doors and as a safety measure to protect the edges of sheet metal and steel plates to prevent injuries.
In addition, it is used in rubber packing for dustproofing of train window frames and doors of switchboards, etc., and in protecting wiring.
There are various types of flap seals, and the one to be installed should be selected according to the Uses of the product and the environment.
TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) is an environmentally friendly material that is easy to process and recyclable because it combines the properties of resin with those of rubber. Also, a material called "oil-resistant type," which has excellent oil resistance, is suitable for use in machining shops.
Materials such as PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and EPDM (ethylene propylene rubber) are also manufactured. PVC is known for its flame and weather resistance, while EPDM is known for its cushioning properties.
In addition, those with an aluminum core are also useful because they can be easily attached without adhesives.
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