Now that warranty periods are getting longer, gasket-related recalls have sometimes become hideously expensive nightmares for automakers. What's more, greasy spots of any kind on the driveway don't sit well with today's persnickety customers. Compounding the problem, new-generation synthetic coolants and lubricants also tend to be unfriendly to traditional gasket materials. These and other factors are forcing the lowly gasket to rise to new levels of sophistication. Interface Solutions ...
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