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.
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.
In 1996, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory's Advanced Test Nuclear Reactor operators manually shut down the reactor after noticing pressure oscillations. A control valve, which...
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...
Heavy, salty pumped fluids can be sealed with a water and buffer system.
Extend Braided Pump Packing Life
How do I get maximum performance from my packing?
Injectable Sealants
How can injectable sealants solve my sealing problems?
Proper Sealing Can Extend Mean Time Between Maintenance
A lip seal can improve leakage and maintenance issues and lower energy use.
What are the best practices for ensuring the reliability of API Piping Plan 53B?
How does seal face topography affect mechanical seal performance?
Safe Equipment
Proper safety precautions for selecting, installing and maintaining seal systemsWhen it comes to operating mechanical seal systems in pumps, safety is a prime concern. The potential hazards associated...