Seals are commonly used in plumbing for sealing pipe threads and are used commercially in applications including pressurized water systems, central heating systems, and air compression equipment. It is sold cut to specific widths and wound on a spool, making it easy to wind around pipe threads. Seals lubricate allowing for a deeper seating of the threads, and it helps prevent the threads from seizing when being unscrewed. A seal also works as a deformable filler and thread lubricant, helping to seal the joint without hardening or making it more difficult to tighten, and instead making it easier to tighten. Browse through this category to explore various types of seals available in Zambian stores.