Watch our video which demonstrates how to size a variety of seals.
By looking at the cross section of a seal and match it against a seal profile chart. Download our seal profile catalogue here.
Often the dimensions are printed on the seal. If not, you can measure the seal using either a ruler, verniers or calipers.
Take multiple measurements around the seal when measuring diameters, in order to apply an average measurement.
Measure the OD, ID and width of the seal.
When measuring Bearing Rings, take measurements including the gap.
For O-Rings, measure the section using either a ruler, calipers or verniers.
Always measure an O-Ring from it's internal sides.
Alternatively, you can measure an O-Ring using a measuring cone.
All measurements can be cross-referenced with an O-Ring chart. Contact us to order one
Having the correct measurements can make ordering replacement seals easier.
If you are still unsure, our knowledgeable team are always on hand to help you out.
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