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 Installation Position of a Heat Exchanger with API Plan 21 and Plan 23

In this post, learn why heat exchangers should be installed vertically with API Plan 21 and 23. There are two API Seal Environmental Control Plans used to keep seals cool and clean in high temperature water applications: API Plan 21 (Cooled Discharge Recirculation) provides cooling to the seal with high flush flow rate capabilities by […]

 

 

 

How to Select the Best Barrier / Buffer Fluid [Double Seals: Part 4]

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In this post on double seals, Part 4, we discuss how to choose the type of barrier / buffer fluid that is best for your double seal application. [So far in our Double Seals series, we addressed the overall benefits of double or dual seals (Part 1); various set-up configurations (Part 2); and double seal support […]

 

 

 

Stepping Up Your Chain Lubrication Program for Best Performance

APRIL 24, 2017 BY JESSICA DESROCHERS

Chains are the workhorses of many industrial production processes. But as important as chains are in the day-to-day functions of many plant operations, chain lubrication and maintenance is often an afterthought. The reality is that internal chain wear (especially in the popular metal-pin-and-bushing chain type) can put a real kink in production up-time if not […]

 

 

 

5 Key Features of Good Mechanical Seal Design

MARCH 1, 2017 BY MARCO HANZON

Mechanical seals come in a wide variety of designs. These designs differ in the way they are driven, the choice of secondary seals, and the location of the springs. Mechanical seals have all been designed to meet certain criteria in terms of application, cost, fit, ease of installation, and capability to seal. There are, however, a […]

 

 

 

Mechanical Seals & Equipment Conditions—Basic Rules

FEBRUARY 20, 2017 BY ANTIM PARIKH

Does the condition of the equipment affect the life and performance of the mechanical seal? The answer is yes. Equipment conditions play a very important part in determining overall seal life and reliability. Typically: Mechanical seals are installed onto a rotating shaft and designed to prevent visual leakage Two highly polished, spring-loaded “seal faces” come in […]

 

 

 

The Basics of Industrial Lubricant Selection

FEBRUARY 15, 2017 BY JESSICA DESROCHERS

There are several factors to consider when selecting the right industrial lubricant. A manufacturer’s recommendation is a great starting point, but it doesn’t have to be the only option. Most manuals are written for ideal conditions, but these guidelines don’t address the real environment in which the equipment is being used. What if your equipment manufacturer […]