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....

Mechanical Seal Energy Audits and Their Value: Part 2 of 4

Part 1 of this 4-part series on “Mechanical Seal Energy Audits and their Value” laid the groundwork for presenting the topic and its implied...

Dry Gas Seals for LNG Compressors

With the discoveries of large new natural gas deposits, including shale formations, competition is intensifying for LNG supply contracts, making it imperative that LNG...

The Quiet Storm

Lubrication is the lifeblood of industrial machinery. Whether it is pumps, motors, or other high-end equipment, the demands of constant use common in industrial...

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...

Protect Shaft Seals in Hydraulic Systems

Operators looking to protect shaft seals in hydraulic systems now have another option in Zero-Max Overhung Load Adaptors, which provide an extra layer of...
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...

Mechanical Seal Energy Audits and Their Value: Part 1 of 4

Energy Management is critical to operational efficiency. Reviewing energy use in each link of the supply chain of a business can produce significant benefits....

Select the Right Mechanical Seals: Part 2 of 3

Contrary to our intuition, we do not have to be seal experts to select the right seal. Instead, all that’s needed is (a) asking...

Raising Protection Standards to New Heights

When seeking to protect industrial machinery from leaks and heat, two names within Emerson Industrial Automation's family of brands are raising the standard for...