groove face

groove face

[′grüv ‚fās]
(mining engineering)
The portion of a surface of a member that is included in a groove.
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JOHN CRANE, the world's leading supplier of engineered sealing systems and associated products has announced the introduction of the Type 2874NE: a new highly reliable gas lubricated API 682 (ISO 21049) qualified High Temperature non-contacting mechanical seal that utilises internally pressurised outward pumping spiral groove face technology with high-temperature seal features such as Inconel welded metal bellows and non-elastomeric carbon graphite secondary seals.
John Crane -- the world's leading supplier of engineered sealing systems and associated products -- has announced the introduction of the Type 2874NE: a new highly reliable gas lubricated API 682 (ISO 21049) qualified High Temperature non-contacting mechanical seal that utilizes internally pressurized outward pumping spiral groove face technology with high-temperature seal features such as Inconel welded metal bellows and non-elastomeric carbon graphite secondary seals.
The central groove faces toward the vestibule floor of the wearer upon insertion into the interlabial space of the wearer.