Thanks to recent technological developments, split mechanical seals are now a viable solution to seal large shafts on rotating equipment.
Operators should investigate the pros and cons of each option to determine the best fit for their applications.
A large petrochemical plant increased the service life of its equipment from six months to three years.
This unconventional solution features bonding consisting of a micro-crystalline layer that has attributes of natural diamond.
Advances in seal ring and face materials can improve basic design issues associated with mechanical seals.
Take these precautions to maximize your investment.
An important first step in the process is asking the question "Why do I need or want to change my gaskets?"