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Women's History Month

Happy Women’s History Month!

What Does it Mean to Be an Icon? Such an interesting term, used to describe many people and many things but what does it truly signify? In layman’s terms, icon means idol, standout, pinnacle – the essence of greatness in a category. Icons can come from anywhere or from any walk of life.  It is their unparalleled success or excellence that awards them the status of icon. What is usually fascinating about icons is their journey, their history, their “how...

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Community Service

APM Hexseal Gives Back

At APM Hexseal, we believe in taking care of one another. At times like these, it’s important to remember that we’re all in this together, and  together is how we will get through this pandemic. To that end, we’re doing all that we can to help the citizens of our community. Doing our part to help those in need has always been one of the core values of our APM Hexseal family. Our Recent Community Efforts The APM Hexseal team...

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Assorted Parts

Benefits of Working With a One-Stop-Shop Manufacturer

In order to fabricate custom sealing components, many industry professionals must closely coordinate with each other throughout every step of the process. During the course of a project, you are likely to find yourself working with: Designers Manufacturers Engineers Quality Inspectors Tooling Experts  Vetting and continually communicating with so many contractors can be challenging and time-consuming, often leading to difficulties in controlling critical aspects of the production process. Working with a one-stop-shop manufacturer makes it possible to consolidate all aspects...

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Happy Thanksgiving from APM Hexseal

Happy Thanksgiving From APM Hexseal

APM Hexseal has a lot to be thankful for, this holiday season.  Although the year has indeed been a very challenging one, APM Hexseal has survived and thrived.  Throughout the pandemic, we have remained fully operational. We made numerous adjustments to our staff schedule and plant operations, to create a safe and functional operational atmosphere for all our employees. Safety was our top priority and we worked very hard to ensure that we could continue to produce our products, while...

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Why Silicone Rubber?

Versatile, resilient, and highly durable, silicone rubber is one of the most popular synthetic polymer materials available. Dependability in even the harshest of environments makes this elastomer uniquely suited for use as a sealant across a vast range of industries. Silicone Rubber This type of rubber is composed of silicone, a type of polymer formed by combining the metalloid silicon with methyl chloride. These polymers are resistant to extreme temperatures and are available as solids, liquids, pastes, and greases. Due...

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Stainless Steel Fasteners

Stainless Steel Advantages

APM Hexseal offers a variety of materials for our sealing solutions to suit the requirements of any application. However, stainless steel is our default material as it provides many benefits when compared to other common metals, making it ideal for various sealing applications across many industries. Advantages of Stainless Steel There are many advantages of stainless steel, one of the most obvious being its resistance to corrosion. This ability comes from 10.5% of its weight being made up of chromium,...

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Anatomy of an O-Ring Screw

At APM Hexseal, we specialize in creating uniquely powerful fasteners for multiple applications. Our Seelskrew® product is the original self-sealing O-ring screw designed to create an impenetrable seal that blocks water, lubricants, gases, air, and other fluids. We provide this specialty seal screw in a variety of thread sizes and sealing materials. The Seelskrew® can also be supplied with self-locking patches, pellets, and strips to reduce the risk of vibration breaking the seal. Advantages of APM Hexseal's O-Ring Screws Our...

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Sneak Preview: Econo-Nuts

Sneak preview – coming soon: We are going nuts at APM Hexseal! We heard you! You asked and we answered. You have repeatedly asked us for a more economical alternative to our ever-popular Seelnuts - a sealing solution that provides the highest degree of quality, reusability and sealing life on the market today. Not every application requires the extensive reusability of our premier line of Seelnuts – so you requested another option. We are proud to introduce our new line...

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APM Hexseal’s Updated Operations During the Pandemic

APM Hexseal is an essential supplier of components used in the manufacture of a wide variety of medical equipment, including ventilators, hospital beds, and medical instrumentation. As such, we had to formulate a plan to keep our plant open and our lines running to insure that the supply chain for critical medical equipment was not disrupted. To achieve this, we established a number of safety protocols and procedures that allowed us to maintain the high level of service our customers...

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COVID-19: APM Hexseal’s Sealing Solutions for Mission-Critical Applications

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses in many industries have pressed on to fulfill critical needs throughout our society. As an essential business, APM Hexseal has proudly continued to manufacture mission-critical components for a variety of medical, military, and industrial applications. During this trying time, we’ve supplied thousands of the fasteners and sealing boots used to build ventilators, hospital beds, and COVID-19 test units while taking measures in our facility to ensure the safety of our team and...

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