My profile is not listed in the ParFab
Design Guide, can you still help?
Yes. Parker O-Ring & Engineered Sealsl Division offers custom seal designs for a wide variety of applications in numerous markets.
Please contact application engineering at (859) 335-5101 or send your inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org for design assistance and material recommendations.
How much force is required to compress a seal?
Parker's team of application engineers use the latest Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to help you determine installation force, compressive force, contact pressure, and other necessary design characteristics. Further details on seal design can be found in the ParFab Design Guide (TSD 5420) pages 4 to 7.
Please contact our applications engineers via online chat or at email@example.com to discuss your application challenges for optimal seal recommendations.
How to specify a standard extruded part number?
Typical TechSeal ten-digit part number: X XXX X XXXXX
1st digit: Profile configuration
2nd digit to 4th digit: Configuration size (see ParFab Design Guide (TSD 5420), pages 13 to 19)
5th digit: Description (PSA backing, spooled, coiled, etc.) – Alpha #
Alpha # Description
C Coiled footage
L Cut to length
P PSA backing spooled footage
Q PSA backing coiled footage
S Spooled footage
X Splicing and fabrication
6th digit to 10th digit: Elastomer material
Part number indicate a solid O profile with a cross section of .040 + .003 inches [1.102 + 0.08 mm], supplied on spools and produced from TechSeal compound S7395.
Custom profiles or configurations have part numbers of XXXXX X
(5 numbers and 1 letter) and can be acquired by emailing