mechanical seal

mechanical seal

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′sēl]
(mechanical engineering)
Mechanical assembly that forms a leakproof seal between flat, rotating surfaces to prevent high-pressure leakage.
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Tenders are invited for Reconditioning of worn out LOP pump shaft in key way, bearing & mechanical seal areas, screw areas and changing worn out mechanical seal and bush.
For instance, the introduction of sensor integration and strain gauges represent methods to execute onboard testing and monitoring systems that are used to assess structural health of mechanical seal assemblies.
Satorp, a joint venture between Aramco and Total, awarded EagleBurgmann contracts that include the supply of mechanical seals, supply of operational mechanical seal spares, as well as a service contract for the maintenance of over 55 per cent of the refinery seal population.
com)-- A division of Unique Maritime Group (UMG) which is one of the world's leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers, Unique Wellube was recently contracted by Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) for the supply and engineering of mechanical seal plugs for a significant pipeline isolation project.
The suction line housing is placed higher on the pump, allowing the empeller and mechanical seal to be covered with water at all times, eliminating the need to reprime the pump and protecting the seal from running dry.
As a global provider of products and services for major process industries, the John Crane Lemco site manufactures seal support systems used to improve mechanical seal performance, primarily used by customers in the oil and gas, and power generation markets.
A key feature is a two-piece drive shaft which allows easy assembly, maintenance, and mechanical seal access.
It offers a perfect fit for mechanical seal elements with its improved compression set and higher temperature capabilities, allowing longer exposure to high temperatures and chemical contact without losing the mechanical properties that make it a great sealing compound.
A key feature of the Moyno 1000 pump is said to be a two-piece drive shaft which allows easy assembly, maintenance and mechanical seal access, according to the company.
Summary: Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced the grand opening of its state-of-the-art manufacturing, repair, refurbishment services and engineering applications support Quick Response Center (QRC) for pump and mechanical seal products.
A mechanical seal is made, mainly, from the following components (fig.
A proprietary seal design senses the media, and in the presence of pressurized coolant, the seals actuate, operating like a conventional mechanical seal, transfering coolant to the spindle.

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