The Engineer’s Guide to Seal Material Selection: Go Beyond Rubber

The Engineer’s Guide to Seal Material Selection

Go Beyond Rubber

Extruded seal material selection guide; because rubber isn’t always the best option.


Learn how to choose the best material for your extruded seal. Can you free yourself from the restraints of rubber? Use this guide as your starting point. Simply fill out the form below and we’ll send a link to your inbox immediately!

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What are your options?


With literally thousands of material variations to choose from, it can be a daunting task to determine the optimal combination for your particular seal application. If you are unsure about the best option, or even where to start with the selection process, we are here to help.


Whether you need an extruded u-channel or gasket seal, the questions posed in this guide will direct you to the best solution based on the most critical aspects of your application, including:


  • Impact Resistance
  • Tensile & Compression Strength
  • Interfacing Components & Assembly
  • Material/Process Consolidation
  • Chemical Exposure


…And more


Gemini has spent decades developing over 5,000 extrusion profiles and manufacturing millions of dual- and tri- durometer seals. You can be confident that we have the resources and expertise to help with your unique application. This guide truly is the next best thing to working directly with our seals team, so what are you waiting for? Dive in!

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