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O RING [1 record]

Record 1 2008-04-22


Subject field(s)
  • Couplings (Mechanical Components)
  • Pipes and Fittings

A ring (as of synthetic rubber) used as a gasket.


'O' ring joint. A spigot and socket joint in which a rubber ring of circular cross section is used as the jointing material.


O ring is usually written with a capital O but can be found with a small o.

Key term(s)
  • O-ring type seal
  • ring type joint


  • Accouplements (Composants mécaniques)
  • Tuyauterie et raccords

Joint, généralement en caoutchouc synthétique moulé sous pression en forme de tore ou d'anneau de section transversale circulaire, pouvant assurer aussi bien une étanchéité statique que dynamique.


joint torique : terme uniformisé par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Maintenance.

Key term(s)
  • joint tore


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