Mechanical Seal Materials of Construction

Mechanical seals consist of multiple components critical to successfully preventing leakage of the pumped process fluid. Material selection of seal faces, secondary sealing members, and metal components all factor in to how long a mechanical seal will properly operate. The components making up the mechanical seal differ based on the seal type. Process fluid chemical […]

Failure Analysis

The Art and Science of Failure Analysis

Replacing mechanical seals is an inevitable and necessary part of maintenance on pumps and other rotating equipment. While they can sometimes run for many years without issue, their service life and performance can be affected by a large number of variables. In order to maximize the mean time between replacement (MTBR), it is necessary to […]