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  • 16x24x5mm Nitrile Rubber Rotary Shaft Oil Seal R21 / SC
  • 16x24x5mm Nitrile Rubber Rotary Shaft Oil Seal R21 / SC
  • 16x24x5mm Nitrile Rubber Rotary Shaft Oil Seal R21 / SC
16x24x5mm Nitrile Rubber Rotary Shaft Oil Seal R21 / SC
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Oil Seals: Designed to aid trouble-free operation of your equipment, providing an excellent barrier against the escape of oils and greases and preventing the ingress of foreign matter.
Benefits: Excellent wear resistance, good running properties, high resistance to chemicals and petroleum based fuels including petrol, diesel and LPG.

Brand / Quality: Simply NBR Seals - High Quality
Inside Diameter: 16mm
Outside Diameter: 24mm
Width: 5mm
Shaft Size not Inside Diameter (d)
Outside Diameter (D)
Width (b)
Oil Seals
An oil seal normally consists of three basic components: The Sealing Element (the nitrile rubber part), the Metal Case, and the Spring. It is a widely used sealing component. The function of a seal is to prevent the leakage of medium along the moving parts. This is mainly achieved by the sealing element. Nitrile Rubber (NBR)
NBR is the most commonly used seal material. It has good heat resistance properties, good resistance to oils, salt solutions, hydraulic oils, and gasoline. Operation temperatures are recommended from -40deg C to 120deg C. It also functions well under dry environment, but only for intermittent periods.
R21 / SC design cross section

Cross section of an R21 / SC style oil seal.

This is a single sealing lip seal arrangement.

The seal cases are made from SAE 1008-1010 Carbon Steel and are often coated in a very thin layer of Nitrile rubber to assist sealing in the housing.
The principle function of the metal case is to impart rigidity and strength to the seal.
The spring is made from SAE 1050-1095 Carbon Spring Steel which has a protective zinc coating.
The principle function of the spring is to maintain an even gripping pressure around the shaft

Viton Chemical Resistance

  • Quinn Case, United Kingdom 18/12/2019

    5 of 5 Stars!
    Great quality, good value for money and super service. I will buy all my oil seals from you in future.

  • Philip Leblanc, United Kingdom 26/09/2019

    4 of 5 Stars!
    Thank you for helping me find the correct oil seals.

  • John Greene, United kingdom 28/05/2019

    5 of 5 Stars!
    Good quality seals for a very reasonable price. Delivered quickly with the bearings I ordered.

  • Edward Muldoon, United kingdom 20/07/2015

    5 of 5 Stars!
    I recently bought the nitrile rubber rotary shaft seal and have found it to be an excellent product in durability and in great value for money. I would definitely recommend this product and simply bearings as a sound business to use

  • David Raymond, United Kingdom 08/07/2015

    5 of 5 Stars!
    Chemical resistant chart was very helpful when deciding on which material

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Simply bearings are the UK's largest online retailer of bearings, seals, belts, chains, sprockets, lubricants and other associated power transmission equipment.
Simply Bearings Ltd, Halton House, Greenfold Way, Leigh
Greater Manchester
United kingdom

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