Gaskets are common to most producers because they keep machines running smoothly by preventing leakage of important, but sometimes noxious or volatile, substances. Gaskets, on the other hand, have a much wider scope in almost every aspect of life that most people take for granted.
Though the method of making gaskets is quick and inexpensive, the critical nature of their applications necessitates an emphasis on output efficiency. Flexible materials such as rubber, cork, fibreglass, synthetic polymers are used to make gaskets.
Die cutting, which works like a cookie cutter to mould the gasket into the proper shape using steel rule dies that sink into the material with a cleaving operation, is the most effective way to create a gasket.
Gasket materials must be strong enough to withstand the pressure of the seal they make, despite their flexibility, particularly in heavy industry applications.
From 2018 to 2025, the global gaskets and seals market is forecast to develop at a CAGR of 3.7 percent.