How to Choose the Correct Seal Type with Chuck Tanner
Seals are very important to contain machine fluids and keep them from different sort of contamination. There are different types of seals in the market such as traditional packing, mechanical seals, air seals, and other seals that keep bearing hoses in check. Traditional packing is one of the cheapest sealing solutions out there in the market. The only difference between a mechanical seal and packing is that the mechanical seals work very well for the rotating piece of equipment. They give precision and accuracy where is needed as compared to the traditional packing where there are a lot more chances of errors while holding the fluids in.
In this episode, we covered:
- What are seals?
- What are the different types of seals?
- What seal types are best for various applications?
- Can you retrofit different types of seals?
- And much more!