mechanical seal

The Business Case for Mechanical Seals in the Mining Industry

Figure 3: Close-up of a 5-inch Model CDPH (Cartridge-Style Dual) mechanical seal. An overview of mechanical seal experience in the mining industry is conveniently obtained...
Vespel

Seven Rules for Using Vespel® CR-6100

For the past two decades, pump users have had remarkable success upgrading critically important process pumps with Vespel®, a composite material made with Teflon...

How to Choose the Type of Gasket to Use

Many variables affect the selection of a gasket for a pressure vessel or piping system. Our focus here will be to look at the...
Pump Protection

Flip the Switch on Pump Protection

Engineers responsible for municipal or industrial water storage, disinfection or effluent treatment systems will find the FlexSwitch® FLT93 Flow Switch from Fluid Components International...
Gas Odorization

Handling the Pressure of Gas Odorization

In accordance with worksheet G 280 of the DVGW, gases supplied using public lines must have an adequate warning odor added to them so...
Bearing Isolators

Ensuring Success When Applying Bearing Isolators on Pumps

Awell-known technique for increasing pump reliability is sealing the bearing housing with non-contacting Bearing Isolators over less expensive contact seals. Because contact seals use...
Liquid and solid level measurement

Meet the Next Generation of Liquid and Solid Level Measurement

Liquid and solid level measurement devices are characterized by their high accuracy and reliability, even in difficult applications, and by a unique, innovative operating...
TopDrive Piston Pump

Change Out the Pump, Save the Seal

The patented Tough Seal by Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., is arguably the tightest sealing, safest, and most durable well seal available on the market...
Dry Condition

Dry Seal Testing for Progressive Cavity Pumps

The following report will study the effects of loss of liquid in the wet well during operation of the KPCG-21 progressive cavity grinder pump...

Select the Right Mechanical Seals: Part 1 of 3

The intent of this article is to document better and more effective ways to select one of the primary components of process pumps—mechanical seals....