Case Study: Railcar Manway - GYLON® 3545 TUFF-RAIL®

While rubber gaskets are often an economical choice, rubber nozzle gaskets can also present a variety of installation and operational concerns. With very limited resistance to crush, these particular nozzle style gaskets were being split when the heavy manway was released freely into a closed position and bolts were being over torqued. The customer was continually dealing with the associated leaks and frequent replacement.