Successful fluid sealing of valves and pumps cannot be accomplished without the appropriate sealing device. Whether using mechanical seals or compression packing, one must understand the specific needs of the application. While mechanical seals in general are considered the superior …

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Compression packing (gland packing) and mechanical seals are two mechanisms familiar to those in the fluid sealing industry. If you are not familiar with these two products you are not alone. A Google search of “compression packing” may initially result …

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Compression packing is a sealing device in a mechanical equipment. It performs the sealing function, typically controlling fluid or gas leakage. Compression packing is usually made from relatively soft, pliant materials, consist of a number of rings which are inserted into …

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