FAQ | Product & Materials

What is the difference between butt and skive cut rings?

A butt cut joint is typically a straight on a piece of packing when the ends are joined.These cuts or joints are primarily used in rotating applications. Skive cut ring joints are cut at a 45 degree angle, these ends will meet up and lay over each other tightly. These type of ring joints are used mostly in valve applications.

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