Glossary for Seals, Gaskets, O-Rings, Orings, Rubber.
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Kaizen - Taken from the Japanese words kai and zen where kai means change and zen means good. The popular meaning is continual improvement of all areas of a company not just quality.
Kantseal - A brandname of a special seal.
Knit mark - Where raw stock did not unite into a homogeneous mass during the vulcanization. This is also called poor knitting. See Flow marks
K-Type Fluid Seals - A "K" shaped sealing ring used in a hydraulic or pneumatic cylinder.