Rotary seals for abrasive, corrosive applications

Rotary seals for abrasive, corrosive applications   Rotary seals will never displace mechanical seals and conventional compression packing in all process applications. However, Gerry Morgansenior engineer Garlock Sealing Technologies argues they offer a better option in abrasive and corrosive environments. The process industries rely on numerous pumps to perform reliably to maintain plant productivity. To…

Specifying O-rings for increased life and reliability

Years of experience have been captured in a plethora of O-rings design standards and a wealth of materials is readily available to suit most application requirements. Mick Holland describes how to take advantage of these standards to mitigate risk when specifying O-rings into your fluid sealing system. Within the O-ring industry, size references are often…