Trelleborg sets Guinness record for the largest O-ring

Tewkesbury, UK – Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has set a new Guinness World Records title for the largest O-ring ever manufactured.

Produced at Trelleborg’s facility in Tewkesbury, the UK, the seal was manufactured using FlexiMold process, which allows the production of giant seamless O-rings, said Trelleborg in a statement 12 July.

To produce the elastomer O-ring, measuring 364 metres in circumference, Trelleborg teamed up with 20 GCSE engineering pupils from Tewkesbury School.

Over a summer school term, the students were coached in various manufacturing disciplines and were involved in…

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