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Why Use Recoverable Sealants?

Posted by Andy Marin on Tue, Nov 28, 2017 @ 10:50 AM

When it comes to choosing a vacuum impregnation sealant, there are two options: recoverable or recyclable. This blog defines these  options, and explains some of the benefits of choosing Godfrey & Wing sealants.

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Do Vacuum Impregnation Sealants Melt?

Posted by Andy Marin on Tue, Sep 12, 2017 @ 08:50 AM


A question that is often asked is "Will the sealant used in vacuum impregnation melt?" This is asked by those who's castings need to withstand heat. In this blog, we will answer this question.

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What's the Difference in Vacuum Impregnation Sealants? [Infographic]

Posted by Andy Marin on Mon, Oct 24, 2016 @ 08:22 AM

When choosing a vacuum impregnation sealant, you have two sealants choices: thermal-cure, or anaerobic.  Choosing one over the other has nothing to do with the quality of the sealant, but it has everything to do with the part material, size of the pore, and leak path.

Curious on what sealant is best for you?  The following infographic is a simple snapshot that will help educate and allow you to determine if thermal-cure or anaerobic sealant is best for your needs. 

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What Does It Mean When a Sealant is Qualified and Approved by MIL-I-17563C?

Posted by Han Sim on Mon, Mar 24, 2014 @ 11:17 AM

MIL-I-17563C is the Military Specification for cast or powder metal components. This specification is approved for use by all Departments and Agencies of the Department of Defense and “covers the requirements for impregnants suitable for use in sealing the voids found in cast or powder metal components which cause leaking of contained fluids.


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How Much Does it Cost to Impregnate a Part?

Posted by Bryan Spears on Mon, May 06, 2013 @ 02:30 PM

One of the most common questions in vacuum impregnation is how much does it cost to impregnate a part, or in other words, how much sealant will a part consume?  Parts consume sealant in two ways as part of the normal vacuum impregnation cycle.


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How Can Vacuum Impregnation Pumps Be Protected From Sealant?

Posted by John Erste on Tue, Dec 18, 2012 @ 02:34 PM

In an earlier blog article, we discussed the most common ways that sealant can get into vacuum pumps during the impregnation process. As a reminder, the list included:

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Why do I need to impregnate more than once?

Posted by Han Sim on Tue, Dec 04, 2012 @ 12:36 PM

There are a couple of possibilities that would require a double cycle impregnation.

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What's the Difference in Anaerobic & Thermal Cure Sealants?

Posted by Brett Eyring on Thu, Nov 08, 2012 @ 11:06 AM

In the vacuum impregnation industry one of the more frequent topics of discussion surrounds the difference between anaerobic and thermal curing impregnation sealants.

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