* THE FORUM FOR ALL THOSE INTERESTED IN BUILDING AND OPERATING MODEL SUBMARINES *



Join the AMS - Registered Forum users can become members of the AMS and it's free ...... To join register on the forum first then follow the forum link to our membership form which is on our website


For further details of any events shown here also see the "Shows and Events" section on the forum

Let us know of your plans for 2018 and we will promote them on this Forum

.

, Papplewick Pumping Station Easter Sunday & Monday 1,2 April 2018

.

. .

.Norwich MBC Weekend 28,29 July 2018

.

.

,

Who is online?

In total there are 3 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 3 Guests

None


Most users ever online was 37 on Sun Mar 13, 2011 11:27 am

Statistics

Our users have posted a total of 10397 messages in 1691 subjects

We have 739 registered users

The newest registered user is paulstel


    Piston ballest tanks - seals used

    Share

    itolond
    Guest

    Posts : 1
    Join date : 2015-03-19

    Piston ballest tanks - seals used

    Post  itolond on Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:20 pm

    Hi Forum,

    i am seeking a supplier of good linear piston seals - i know i can use o-rings but prefer to use something purpose built
    avatar
    david f
    AMS Treasurer

    Posts : 1919
    Join date : 2010-11-10
    Age : 67
    Location : Cumbria

    Re: Piston ballest tanks - seals used

    Post  david f on Sat Mar 21, 2015 10:02 am

    I have only used O rings in piston tanks. (Largely because of the cost, supply problem with anything else.) (They also work!)

    All I can suggest is falling back on Norbert's "Model submarine technology" book. He mentions Airzet seals.

    If you can come up with some brand names someone may be able to help with a specialist supplier (and please let the Forum know.)

    Simply Bearings are very good for O rings and shaft (oil) seals.

    David
    avatar
    nigele(ADMIN)2
    AMS Chairman

    Posts : 1106
    Join date : 2010-11-06
    Age : 63
    Location : Braintree, Essex

    Re: Piston ballest tanks - seals used

    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:43 am

    Try,
    Rhondama ltd,
    Windmill industrial estate,Loughborough.
    01509218149.

    If they don't have what you want they can usually make them.
    Nigel.
    avatar
    david f
    AMS Treasurer

    Posts : 1919
    Join date : 2010-11-10
    Age : 67
    Location : Cumbria

    Re: Piston ballest tanks - seals used

    Post  david f on Mon Mar 23, 2015 6:32 pm

    And they have a useful website. Thanks Nigel.

    http://www.rhondamaseals.co.uk/

    Sponsored content

    Re: Piston ballest tanks - seals used

    Post  Sponsored content


      Current date/time is Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:45 pm