Discussion Group P6: Mechanical Seals
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Mechanical seals are the most common method of sealing industrial centrifugal pumps and other rotary equipment. Although the basic concepts of a seal is simple, successfully using seals requires and an understanding of the selection and operational requirements which can be unique for a specific application. In this discussion group, we will cover many of these considerations along with other application experiences from end users and seal OEMs. The discussion group will actively solicit topics from the attendees so the discussions will address real word problems and challenges faced by the group.
Huebner, Michael; Azibert, Henri; Wu, Shifeng; Merrill, John (2014). Discussion Group P6: Mechanical Seals. Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories. Available electronically from