Greene Tweed’s FPH Seal™ - First Aerospace Seal to Pass Fireproof Testing

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Greene Tweed’s FPH Seal™ meets fireproof testing requirements while providing static sealing capabilities in fire- and flame-resistant equipment, such as thrust reverser actuator systems (TRAS), fuel systems, and thrust vectoring and nozzle systems.

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Fireproof Hydraulic Seal (FPH Seal™) (Photo: Greene Tweed)

Fireproof Hydraulic Seal (FPH Seal™) (Photo: Greene Tweed)

The FPH Seal™ design configuration allows for the highest possible “controlled degradation” and consistent testing results.

“During testing, the seal did not experience any significant pressure drops or nor produce smoke,” said Wally Hajduczek, Sealing Systems Product Manager for Aerospace, Defense, and Life Sciences. “The shield held pressure for more than 10 minutes beyond the 15-minute fireproof test.”

Greene Tweed’s FPH Seal™ is a viable alternative to heavy, bulky fire shields that are costly and easily damaged, using standard aerospace glands in accordance with AS4716 and AS5857.

To learn more about the FPH Seal™, click here.

About Greene Tweed

Greene Tweed is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastics, composites, seals, and engineered components. Combining more than 150 years of technical expertise and commercial knowledge in a variety of markets, Greene Tweed collaborates with customers to develop engineered solutions that meet challenging performance requirements and reduce total cost of ownership.

Greene Tweed products are sold and distributed worldwide. For additional information, call +1.215.256.9521, or visit our website at http://www.gtweed.com.

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Business Wire: 13:00 GMT Wednesday 17th April 2019

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