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The Beacon Blog includes regular content on industry-specific topics, new equipment and part advances, examination of trends, recent projects, Beacon updates, and more. Read our latest articles here to get current information on the world of engineered gaskets and seals, hydraulic and pneumatic packings, expansion joints, and more, plus how Beacon continues to strive in our service offerings and customer satisfaction.

STRESS SAVER® 3504

Garlock STRESS SAVER® 3504

Garlock STRESS SAVER® 3504 STRESS SAVER® 3504 combines the proven sealing advantages of molded, raised ribs with the performance characteristics of the industry recognized GYLON® 3504 PTFE gasketing material. The combination of these two time-tested configurations make STRESS SAVER® GYLON®…

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GARLOCK BLUE-GARD® Style 3000

GARLOCK BLUE-GARD® Style 3000

The GARLOCK BLUE-GARD® Style 3000 compressed fiber gasketing is made with aramid fibers with an NBR binder. This gasket provides improved torque retention and drastically lowers emissions levels. It also cuts operational costs by reducing waste and energy consumption. Features and...
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8091 HYDRA-JUST® Rotary Seal

8091 HYDRA-JUST® Rotary Seal

8091 HYDRA-JUST® Rotary Seal Garlock's 8091 HYDRA-JUST® Rotary Seal is a leak free, no dilution Engineered Sealing System designed for industrial pumping applications with high potential for water consumption reduction. This system not only provides water and energy savings, it can...
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GYLON EPIX®

GYLON EPIX® is a newly developed family of PTFE gaskets. GYLON EPIX® is manufactured using a patented, profiled surface based on our proven Fawn, Off-White, and Blue GYLON® to create highly conformable materials for optimum sealing performance. It offers a broader...
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Product Selection Criteria (STAMPS)

Product Selection Criteria (STAMPS) S = SIZE  T=TEMPERATURE A=APPLICATION M=MEDIA P=PRESSURE S=SPEED   Product Selection Criteria (STAMPS) provides six major pieces of information that are required in order to make a proper recommendation for any sealing product are known by...
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GORE® Joint Sealant

GORE® Joint Sealant

Overview GORE® Joint Sealant, the first form-in-place gasket, was invented by Gore more than 40 years ago. It is a time-tested sealing solution for steel flanges with large diameters, rectangular or irregular shapes, and rough or pitted surfaces. When compressed,...
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GYLON® Style 3510

GYLON® Style 3510

The GYLON® Style 3510 is a high performance, barium sulfate filled PTFE gasketing material. GYLON® 3510 PTFE gasket is designed for use in strong caustics and toxic chemicals, such as chlorine, ammonia, and phosgene, where initiating and maintaining an extremely...
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MULTI-SWELL™ Style 3760

MULTI-SWELL™ Style 3760

MULTI-SWELL™ Style 3760 Gaskets react with water or oil to create its own load. Problems with low load appli- cations and leakage are a thing of the past. Value & Benefits: ■ Creates compressive load in light weight flanges in...
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GORE® GR Sheet

GORE® GR Sheet Gasketing

Overview GORE® GR Sheet Gasketing is designed to outperform both conventional (filled and skived) PTFE and other ePTFE gasketing in steel piping and equipment. GORE® GR Sheet Gasketing has the chemical resistance of conventional PTFE sheet gasketing without the creep...
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Garlock IFG® 5500

Garlock IFG® 5500

Garlock IFG® 5500 Inorganic Fiber Gasketing offers excellent thermal stability with minimal weight loss, reduced creep relaxation and improved torque retention. The inorganic fibers have excellent thermal and oxidation resistance, withstanding a continuous operating temperature of up to 550° F (290°...
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