What are seals?Sealing is a method containing fluid within a vessel, where a rotating shaft passes through a stationary housing or where the housing rotates around the shaft. What is the purpose of a seal?It is used to seal the point of entry or exit of a rotating shaft. It is used to prevent leakage of one high-pressure fluid into a lower pressure fluid. What are the different types of seals? Many seals are known to humans, and they're as follows:GasketsO-ringsBellow sealsCartridge sealsLabyrinth sealsRadial shaft sealsAxial sealsWhat are the materials used for seals?There are different seal materials, and they're as follows:Silicon carbideSilicon nitrideTungsten carbideAlumina oxideWhere are seals used?Many industries possess these seals, and they're as follows: Automobile industryShipRocketsIndustrial plant equipmentResidential devices
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