Hi-Tech Seals, Inc. Datasheets for Back-up Rings

Back-up rings or anti-extrusion rings are washer-like devices used to prevent seals from extruding through gaps while under pressure. Seals are installed in the downstream side of the gland.
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Back-up rings are plastic or rubber rings used to prevent the O-ring from entering the clearance gap. When high pressures are exerted on the O-ring its soft rubber material can...
Piston cups are molded packing that have a single sidewall, complete with a sealing lip. The sealing is done by the outer lip, which is beveled and holds pressure unidirectionally.
The primary function of anti-extrusion rings is to take up space in a groove, and/or prevent extrusion of material at high pressures. Anti-extrusion rings can also be used to assist...