Learning Resources http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6881/more en The Basics of Multi-Passage Soft-Seal Rotating Unions http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/fittings-couplings/basics-multi-passage-soft-seal-rotating-unions <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Deublin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farming combines, drilling rigs, tool manufacturing, converting, packaging and steel mills are just a few examples that employ multi-passage soft-seal rotary unions. 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