Troubleshooting Major Causes of Rotary Joint and Rotary Union Problems

Date : 29 June 2016

As mechanical devices with wear components, rotary joints are suspect to premature wear when not correctly installed. Below are the leading major happens of premature wear and how to limit the potential for early replacement of components due...

Why Liquid Pump Seals Fail

Date : 30 June 2016

When operating rotating equipment, some end users do not pay enough attention to transient conditions. Startup, slow-roll and standby pump conditions must be evaluated to ensure proper sealing fluid is being supplied to the seals at all times.



4 Ways to Prevent Seal Failure

Date : 30 June 2016

The life expectancy of a mechanical seal is determined by a wide variety of factors, most of which are independent from the seal design. Seal selection, installation technique, equipment startup procedure, operation, seal storage conditions, product variables and seal...

7 Consideration point For selection of mechanical seal

Date : 4 July 2016

Mechanical seals can operate for many years without issue, as long as they've been properly selected for their application. One must identify the application data (or operating conditions) to properly select the type of seal and materials of construction to...

Mechanical seal for Water and Waste-Water pump seal

Date : 6 July 2016

Because mechanical shaft seal failures are the number one cause of pump downtime, the writer decided to dedicate this column to mechanical seal basics.

Years ago, most pump shafts were sealed using rings of soft packing, compressed by a packing gland, but...

How centrifugal pumps can be made more reliable….?

Date : 13 August 2016

If you want to go purchase or investment in a centrifugal pump, you would expect it to trouble free functioning and maintain long time duration. Applying necessary improvements in varied areas such efficiency, reliability and containment helps in making...