How to clean, align, install, lubricate and tighten gaskets for ideal results.
A new system offers a safe but quick solution to cutting packings.
Although the traditional application is as a bearing surface, the technology is suitable for a seal face surface in pumps.
Externally pressurized porous gas bearings are being applied in seal applications for rotating equipment.
Lower coupling restoring forces can increase bearing and seal life.
These systems must stand up to extreme pressures, destructive process chemicals and marine environments.
Understanding the manufacturing process that produced the equipment, as well as the production and cleaning processes for which the equipment is used, is vital for efficient operation.