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Window Gaskets: Design and Installation

Posted June 13, 2020 11:27 AM by Doug Sharpe

Window gaskets provide sealing and insulation and can help hold window glass in place. They are made of rubber materials and installed along the edges of stationary windows such as the windshields for agricultural, forestry, and mining equipment. Window gaskets are also used with the viewing windows on machine or equipment enclosures. Because they are industrial rubber products, window gaskets like these do not include the flocked seals that are used in cars with moveable glass.

In this design and installation guide from Elasto Proxy, you’ll read about different types of window gaskets and some commonly used gasket materials. You’ll also learn about rubber part tolerances – a common source of confusion in many gasket designs. In addition, this article highlights the importance of three measurements: window glass thickness, window glass length, and gasket length. Finally, you’ll learn how to order and install locking gaskets for your sealing and insulation application.

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