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A must read for all engineers, pump and seal professionals, end users, consulting engineers, distributors, and pump OEMs.

Published in cooperation with the Fluid Sealing Association, this 300+ page book includes the following:

  • Increase your ability to specify seals to improve mechanical seal reliability
  • Mechanical Seals for Pumps: Application Guidelines was created as a tool to be used by those who purchase or specify mechanical seals, as well as by the end users of rotating equipment in a wide variety of industries
  • Understanding the basic principles of mechanical seals, design variations, and limits is a tool that allows users to ascertain if they can achieve the Mean Time Between Repairs desired
  • Proper seal selection is necessary to achieve emission levels, MTBR goals and energy savings previously unimaginable in the days of mechanical packing
  • Gain a better understanding of how seal life is affected by proper equipment operation, equipment condition, and correct seal and material selection
  • Learn how to specify, select, and operate ancillary equipment used to control the seal’s operating environment
  • Learn which seal plan will produce the results required by the owner

This guidebook is available for immediate download in secure PDF format. Documents in this format are a single-user license and are encrypted for security purposes. Each copy of this guidebook in electronic format is authorized to a single login and password on a single desktop or laptop computer. The end-user license prohibits installation of these files on a network server or their shared use in an network environment.  These files may be transferred from an old computer to a new computer by following the instructions provided upon purchase or available online at

To view documents in secure PDF format requires the download of the free Adobe® Reader®. Authorization requires download of an Adobe-approved plug-in from FileOpen Systems, Inc. and Internet access to complete the authorization process.  Security permissions of these files allow printing and the addition of comments.  Once authorized these files may be accessed with or without connection to the Internet.

ISBN: 1-880952-73-3
Pages: 281
Approval Date: 2006
Table of Contents: View in PDF format
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