O ring manufacturing is important, as O rings keep gases in or out of sealed containers. This is used in different manufacturing processes and in automotive manufacturing. If you want to get started with O rings at home, you can! Keep reading to learn a bit about how custom O rings are manufactured.
You will start with a cylindrical mold that is the size of your desired O ring. Measure the circumference of the circle to ensure that you have the correct measurements.
Then, you can cut out the desired length of the cord to fit the diameter. To make sure that the edges are flat, cut them with a sharp knife. Glue the two ends to ether with a heavy-duty super glue of your choice. It should be industrial-strength and withstand different environments.
Then, the ring should be fitted around the mold until it sets into a circular shape. For more detailed instructions on how to create an O ring, watch the video in this article. It provides some great insight into the process that can be completed at home. Call a manufacturer today if you need to order bulk O rings. Don’t wait to get started on your next project!