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September 7, 2017

Bearing Protection's Role in Pump Reliability

Given that bearing failure equals equipment failure, bearing protection is an essential topic to any conversation regarding the reliability of industrial rotating equipment. Bearing housing seals primarily provide protection from two major causes of failure: contamination ingress and lubricant loss. The proper selection and design of bearing housing seals significantly impacts pump reliability. Basic knowledge and understanding of bearing housing seals is thus a prerequisite topic for any practicing rotating equipment reliability professional.

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August 4, 2017

6 Reasons Bearing Isolators Leak Lubricant

Look out for these common pitfalls, and don't assume that a lubricant leak means a seal failure.

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July 31, 2017

Bearing Protection's Role in Pump Reliability

Choose between noncontact and contact seals for long life.

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August 15, 2016

Evaluating Carbon Ring Alternatives

Operators of general-purpose steam turbines have long stated the shortcomings of conventional carbon rings. For operators looking to reduce steam lekage and increase equipment reliability, two primary alternatives to carbon rings are available on the market: mechanical seals and the floating brush seal.

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September 10, 2014

Non-Wearing, Permanent Shaft Seals Eliminate Product Loss

Six side-entry agitators at the Domtar Kekoosa pulp and paper mill were increasing maintenance costs and downtime due to ineffective sealing. Find out how the Inpro/Seal Air Mizer® eliminated product leakeage and significantly decreased costs.

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June 16, 2014

Consider Air Seals for Rotating Equipmentt

Discover how air seals can be a better alternative to packing in processing rotating equipment

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April 24, 2014

Custom-Engineered Bearing Isolator Resolves Long-Time Leakage

In the March issue of Pumps & Systems magazine, discover how a custom-engineered Bearing Isolator is the perfect solution to seal a llong time eaking gearbox.

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February 10, 2014

Consider Air Seals

In the January issue of Chemical Processing, Neil Hoehle, Inpro/Seal's Global Director of Technology, discusses how Air Seals can offer a distinct sealing advantage over packing.

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