Elastomeric polymer materials provide mechanical strength and self-lubricating properties required in challenging settings.
LPS technology uses static field of injectable sealant and separate air flush.
Consider updating to bearing protectors and cartridge seals.
System saves cost and time during hot summer months.
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.
Seal failure is often a symptom of an underlying problem within the pump.
Learn the distinctions between ISO 15848-1 and API 641
A seal manufacturer addresses common end user confusion and offers a crash course.
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Casing changes cause efficiency effects.
Consider these factors when using this technology.
Look out for these common pitfalls, and don’t assume that a lubrication leak means a seal failure.
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.
Lower coupling restoring forces can increase bearing and seal life.
These systems must stand up to extreme pressures, destructive process chemicals and marine environments.
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.