Frequently Asked Questions

Does Precision rings, inc. offer “off-the-shelf” piston or seal rings?

Precision is a designer and custom manufacturer of custom piston rings and custom seal rings. Typically we do not offer “off-the-shelf” items.  However, we do offer expediting services for custom rings when the need is great.  Please contact us to inquire about our expediting services.

Does Precision rings incorporated manufacture piston rings for the automobile industry?

Precision rings, inc. manufactures custom piston and custom seal rings for a variety of industries. These industries include power generation, aerospace, aircraft and industries requiring industrial valves. Precision rings incorporated does not manufacture custom piston rings for automobiles, or any reciprocating combustion engines.

Does Precision rings inc. offer piston and seal ring design engineering?

Precision rings incorporated offers our customers world class service. As part of that service, Precision rings incorporated offers custom piston ring and custom seal ring design as part of the overall quotation package.  Precision does not offer custom piston ring and custom seal ring design as a standalone service, nor are any designs offered for sale. Precision rings incorporated does consider all of its designs as proprietary.  Please visit our Piston and Seal Ring Design & Engineering page in order to learn more, or feel free to contact us.

Is Precision rings, inc. ISO 9001:2008 + AS9100C certified? 

Yes, Precision Rings is ISO 9001: 2000 + AS9100C certified.  Please visit our Quality Assurance page to view or print a copy of our certificate.

Does Precision rings incorporated have heat treat capability?

Yes, Precision Rings Incorporated is able to perform heat treatment when required for manufacturing purposes. Precision is Nadcap approved for heat treatment. Precision rings incorporated does not offer heat treatment as a separate service.  Please visit the Quality Assurance page to download a copy of the Nadcap certificate.

What materials does Precision rings use to manufacture piston rings?

Precision rings manufactures custom piston rings and custom seal rings from a variety of metallics including the “Super Alloys” (materials with high Cobalt or high Nickel properties that offer exceptional performance in many challenging conditions) and polymers.  The materials list on the website shows many of the materials Precision rings uses for manufacturing, but it is not all inclusive.  Please feel free to ask about a material if it is not listed.

How long does it take Precision rings to manufacture a piston or seal ring?

Precision rings’ lead-time for manufacturing involves several variables, including material type and availability, ring complexity and quantity, and other ring features including gap style.  Please request a quotation to determine a lead-time.  Expedites are often available if needed.

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