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
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.
"The gasket to the stuffing box
is slightly weak for this application, but we're working on this," he said.
Problem: The configuration of the cooling jacket core posed serious doubts about the integrity of the wall around the stuffing box
The range is available with a variety of accessories including as waterseal for the stuffing box
and a throttling disc.
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 pilot is designed to deflect hot or toxic liquid away from operators should gasket failure occur.
The sealless construction eliminates stuffing box
problems, including expensive and maintenance intensive mechanical seals.