Fluid Sealing Association has more than 230 files on mechanical seals and more
Learn how different metals react, and how corrosion inhibitors can help avoid downtime.
Original equipment experienced reliability issues, resulting in downtime and maintenance costs.
Extra energy transmitted can produce larger sealing stress on the gasket.
Defining how a mechanical seal will be used and its environment is critical for optimal operation and life.
Consider mechanical seals, gland packed seals and lip seals.
The conductivity probe and float switch are the top sensors used.
Strong oxidizers can damage metal, causing pitting or rust and creating possible safety concerns.
Solutions for eliminating contamination and extending oil life.
Understand implications involved with using gas film seals in this application.
Most emissions escape through the valve stem.
North Sea oil platform seals, pumps upgraded as part of defect elimination process.
Coffee also discusses need for training, optimism for coming year and more.
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.
Pumps & Systems staff spoke with Caio Langsch, WEG vice president of industrial motors, about the state of the industry for 2018. Are changes in the workforce affecting your company? What are you...
Casing changes cause efficiency effects.