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The Fluid Systems Engineering and Management Blog

by Swagelok Northern California

by Malik Durojaiye, on 4/20/21 8:45 AM

Many pumping processes in refineries circulate high-temperature, heavy hydrocarbons. The mechanical seals in many of these pumps often require a seal support quench system to prevent coking—which occurs when hydrocarbon …

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Topics:Assembly ServicesMission CriticalSeal Support Systems

by Morgan Zealear, on 4/15/21 8:45 AM

Pumping processes involving toxic or hazardous fluids that can’t risk leakage because of stringent environmental regulations require a double mechanical seal. Compared to a single mechanical seal, a double seal …

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Topics:Assembly ServicesMission CriticalSeal Support Systems

by Malik Durojaiye, on 4/13/21 8:45 AM

Centrifugal pump leakage is most often the result of a problem with the mechanical seal faces. When properly installed and maintained, a mechanical seal should give you years of reliable …

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