Thanks to recent technological developments, split mechanical seals are now a viable solution to seal large shafts on rotating equipment.
Because of the substantial concentrations of solids that these pumps handle, end users must understand the available sealing options.
This pump type's unique system design requirements are often ignored or misapplied, which affects reliability and operation.
Flexibility and plenty of room for movement ensure successful, reliable sealing.
Correctly selecting and installing the ideal component provides significant health, environmental and economic benefits.
Proper Sealing Can Extend Mean Time Between Maintenance
A lip seal can improve leakage and maintenance issues and lower energy use.
Choosing the right fluids and following best practices for maintenance can significantly enhance system reliability.
Why Do I Need to Complete an Application Questionnaire?
This month's "Sealing Sense" was prepared by FSA member Larry Sheffield.Every day, gasket manufacturers are asked to make recommendations to distributors and end users for sealing applications. The...
New Leak Prevention Technology
Air-operated piston assembly, injectable and air flush enhance this sealing system's performance in harsh applications A leak prevention system (LPS) is available that is effective in sealing...
Oil & Gas Project Sets New Standards
 Tailored sealing solutions supply high-pressure sealing for Russia's East Siberia Pacific Ocean pipeline system.The East Siberia Pacific Ocean (ESPO) is a project of superlatives. The...