Extra energy transmitted can produce larger sealing stress on the gasket.
The Fluid Sealing Association (FSA)’s technical director, Henri Azibert, has retired after leading a long career serving the fluid sealing industry. Azibert's start into the sealing industry was...
Strong oxidizers can damage metal, causing pitting or rust and creating possible safety concerns.
A flexible choice can adapt to permanent misalignment, preventing future damage.
Understand implications involved with using gas film seals in this application.
Most emissions escape through the valve stem.
Size will have a major impact on all essential parameters.
Coffee also discusses need for training, optimism for coming year and more.
Problematic tasks can require improved performance in extreme operating conditions.
Plus the Top 4 anomalies to look for when performing a field inspection.
Rigorous temperature, pressure and exposure conditions must be met.
Predictive maintenance programs can increase the longevity of wear parts.
Evaluate properties of rubber during installation & seal life.
Over-tightening, excessive speed and improper installation can cause a system to falter.
Flexible graphite and PTFE are commonly used in cryogenic sealing.
How to seal rotating shafts for low temperature to cryogenic fluids.
Why rubber is the best choice for reducing problems.
Low torqueing loads, inadequate equipment selection or faulty installation could be to blame.
How this application fits as a versatile solution
Learn the distinctions between ISO 15848-1 and API 641
Understand how different pump types impact seal chamber pressure.
Performance depends on many factors