stuffing box


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stuffing box

[′stəf·iŋ ‚bäks]
(engineering)
A packed, pressure-tight joint for a rod that moves through a hole, to reduce or eliminate fluid leakage.

stuffing box

A packing gland surrounding a shaft to prevent leakage; commonly used on water pumps.
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Bouzid, "Short term relaxation of stuffing box packings," in Proceedings of the Pressure Vessels and Piping Division Conference (ASME '07), pp.
Next, inspect the old rings as discussed above, and look at the stuffing box and sleeve.
The XHD pump's open seal chamber uses a removable split stuffing box and gland for easier packing maintenance.
Tenders are invited for The right to enter into an Agreement for the supply of compensators for the stuffing box for the needs of ETC,
The process involves drilling (blind) and tapping into a low stressed area of the valve stuffing box, fitting an injection adaptor and drilling through the adaptor into the packing area.
It is available in five group sizes, providing maximum flexibility to fit various stuffing box envelopes (for use in such brands as GIW.
The SMS 2000 also has an outside pilot that prevents seal installation if the pump shaft is not aligned near the center of the stuffing box.
The company's initial product, IRI-500, is marketed to the oil industry in various forms of stuffing box packing used above the surface under torturous conditions in oil-recovery wells.
Tenders are invited for Repairing of warm shaft for U-600 gear box clean belt conveyor middling belt conveyor & 51BC & stuffing box for PI0/25 pump & bearing housing of S-l screen and patch repairing at Sawang Washery.
The sealless construction eliminates stuffing box problems, including expensive and maintenance intensive mechanical seals.
Natural or synthetic rubber liners in GIW Industries' LCC-R slurry pumps are vulcanized to metal backing plates and captured at the split casing, suction-discharge flanges, and stuffing box area to maintain liner integrity.
The company currently markets IRI-500 to the oil industry in various forms of stuffing box packing used above the surface of oil recovery wells under torturous conditions.