White paper: Testing of HFC Fluids on Common Seal Materials in High Temperature Applications

Testing of HFC Fluids on Common Seal Materials in High Temperature Applications

In a series of white papers, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions experts provide an in-depth look at technologies related to sealing and engineered products.

Check out our latest addition to the Technical Library on the website: Testing of HFC Fluids on Common Seal Materials in High Temperature Applications.

whitepaper hfc water glycol fluids

As the oil and gas industry moves to recover more challenging reserves and enters the development of High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) fields, the risk of fire is increasing. There is therefore a move to the use of water-based hydraulic fluids, which present significant sealing challenges. This whitepaper takes an in-depth look at sealing materials and testing in HPHT environments.

Technical Library

To take advantage of the industry-leading knowledge of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, registered website member have access to the company’s Technical Library. This offers users a collection of technical articles, webinars and whitepapers covering various topics in the world of seals and sealing technology. Free-of-charge registration to the website also gives access to other technical resources, including an extensive range of online tools and e-Learning.

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Further Materials Achieve NORSOK and ISO Certifications for the Oil & Gas Industry

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has expanded its line of NORSOK and ISO certified sealing materials that help oil and gas equipment and system manufacturers accelerate business performance.

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With more than 20 NORSOK and ISO approved thermoplastic and elastomer materials resistant to Rapid Gas Decompression (RGD) and sour and sweet gas aging, Trelleborg leads the industry in approved NORSOK M-710 materials.

Trelleborg has additionally achieved:

  • NORSOK M-710 Edition 3:2014 / ISO 23936-2 for low temperature HNBR XploR H9T21 compliance to RGD testing
  • NORSOK M-710 Edition 3:2014 / ISO 23936-2 low temperature FFKM Isolast® J9523 to fully meet NORSOK RGD and fluid aging

Trelleborg supports oilfield equipment original equipment manufacturers to achieve higher levels of quality and compatibility for non-metallic seals used in oilfield equipment operations residing anywhere worldwide.

Extending product life and reducing downtime
“Supporting our vision to provide the highest quality of seals that extend product life and lower downtime, while increasing operator productivity, we are proud to offer the largest and most comprehensive selection of fully approved NORSOK M-710 sealing materials on the market.

Leading oilfield service companies rely on Trelleborg for its shoulder-to-shoulder engineering, decades of experience and ability to promote safety, performance and cost effectiveness for their existing and future oilfield needs and developments,” says Eric Bucci, Segment Manager for Oil & Gas Americas, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions.

Meeting evolving requirements
Trelleborg continues to be committed to developing new compounds, sealing profiles and technologies to meet evolving sealing requirements while supporting standards that can provide the oil and gas industry with an unbiased, accurate way to assess performance.