With today's mandate for reduced fugitive emissions and improved air quality in industrial valves, proper installation of stem packing has become critical. But the importance of effective sealing by...
Waiting to replace packing in centrifugal pump service can lead to downtime and safety issues.
Compression packings have suffered from a reputation of being an old-fashioned technology unsuited to modern industrial processes. In the case of rotating equipment, they are largely superseded by...
Many associations, societies and regulatory agencies have rewritten and redeveloped emissions and leakage standards and controls year after year. The partial list of organizations—based on voluntary...
One of the oldest sealing devices, compression packing is still very common in modern industries such as oil and gas, petrochemical, agriculture, pulp and paper, power generation, and mining....
What is the sealing technology of choice for water and wastewater treatment?
Correctly selecting and installing the ideal component provides significant health, environmental and economic benefits.
How does this team enhance pump and valve seal performance?
FSA Sealing Sense: August 2012
How can I compare the performance of pump packing?
 What are the key steps to cutting packing for optimum performance?
 What are the key steps to cutting packing for optimum performance?This month's “Sealing Sense” was prepared by FSA Member Ron Frisard and sponsored by the Compression Packing...
How do I prevent galvanic corrosion in my packing gland?
Galvanic corrosion is an electrochemical process that occurs between two dissimilar metals, or between a metal and a conductive non-metallic material, when both are exposed to an electrically...
How does thermal expansion influence the application of PTFE packing?
For many years, industry has recognized the inherent benefits of braided packings produced from PTFE fiber. Low coefficient of friction and outstanding chemical stability make it well-suited for...