Sourcing Leads required.....
|Andre ROUSSEAU||02/11/2019 02:26:07|
|18 forum posts|
Hi, I'm trying to track-down what has, so far, proven to be an elusive rectangular-section rubber ring of 36mm O.D. x 28-30mm I.D. x 5mm thick.
This is not available via regular inquiry in New Zealand yet I am confident that there is one here. It will likely be amongst the inventories of the automotive/truck/motorcycle spare-parts trade, probably to be found in obscure places in vehicles, e.g. washer bottles, light escutcheons, etc, etc. However, if you can't quote a part number no-one will even bother to look on the shelf so this line of inquiry is a waste of time.
Does anyone mess about with these vehicles for whom a ring of these dimensions rings a bell? A location-description, vehicle model type and year would be the minimum information I want. A specific part-code would be Christmas and New Year as well.
Any offerings? Cheers.
|Paul Lousick||02/11/2019 04:46:42|
|1408 forum posts|
Rings with a square or rectangular section are normally called "washers". A quick search found this site but not in the size that you require. **LINK**
Try searching under rectangular section rubber washers, or similar description.
|Old School||02/11/2019 07:24:39|
|335 forum posts|
You can make them by trepanning them out of rubber sheet.
|Bruce Edney||02/11/2019 08:04:44|
161 forum posts
You could try these guys - They say they custom make
Also have you tried Seal innovations?
|Robert Atkinson 2||02/11/2019 08:59:36|
643 forum posts
Sounds like a brake caliper piston seal e.g.
|Howard Lewis||02/11/2019 12:37:45|
|3264 forum posts|
Since you are looking for a seal, it would probably be described as an 'O' Ring.
If circular section it sounds like you are looking for a 26mm Ring x 5mm section. O rings are usually quoted on the ID.
You may be able to find a rectangular section one, again, seems that your search is for 26 mm x 5mm scetion, but square, rather than circular.
A company that supplies seals and O rings is the place to go.
|Nick M0NPH||02/11/2019 13:35:12|
24 forum posts
Your local Caterpillar dealer may be able to help as a lot of cat machines use square section o rings
in hydraulic fittings
|442 forum posts|
These may be able to sort you out. Polymax They sell by the metre. You can then make any size you want.
|XD 351||02/11/2019 21:02:35|
1425 forum posts
The rubber seal or gasket from a 1 inch camlock fitting would be close to those dimensions . Try rubber supplies or retailers , here in OZ we have places like Clarke rubber that sell all sorts of o rings and seals .
You could also buy some rubber sheet of the appropriate thickness and type and cut out the size you want ,Making some gasket punches to suit is pretty easy .
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