Before you wonder what exactly this term means, here’s a simple explanation. A flexible seal that fills the gap between two or more surfaces is known as a gasket. The material of the gasket is chosen to avoid leaking when subjected to varying amounts of compression. This is critical for industrial applications such as oil refineries and drilling rigs, where the gasket must bear severe compressive loads without leaking. However, there are many types of gasket terms like manhole gasket, sheet gaskets etc., each has its own purpose and working. For more info read full post.