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Old 12-05-2009, 13:27   #1
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Replacing Open Port Gaskets

We have ports that are Wilcox Crittenden, which are very old and the Company is now out of business. The gasket have harden and we would like to replace them. Is there anywhere to purchase such gaskets or get material to make the Gaskets? Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance. Diane
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There is almost always a way.... what is the crossection shape of the gasket? rectangle? D shape? etc....... picture?
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Old 13-05-2009, 10:20   #3
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Thanks for your reply. Since I posted I went to a local company and they gave me a lead to where I may purchase what Iam looking for. Thanks so very much for your information. Diane
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Dmarina,

I too am looking for gasket material. Could you share your lead?

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I'm more than happy to share with you my information. The Company I contacted is West Flex Industrial, located at 325 W 30th St., National City, CA. 91950. I Googled them and then called. talked to Kevin and he was very helpful. (This Company is only 17 mi. from us, so we can take what we need to replace and they can see it.) They do not carry what we need but he can order it for us. Some other Companies you might want to try are: Trim Lock and Wef Co. Hope this is of some help to you. Diane
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Thanks Diane,

They referred me to someone else who referrred me to Hoffmeyer Rubber in SD who was able to make me up some foam strips at $7.50 for a 50' roll. Much easier than $6/foot from Vetus!

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