Pump Packing vs. Mechanical Seal

Pump Packing vs. Mechanical Seal

By Andy Biron In this article, we are going to discuss what packing and a mechanical seal are. But first we need to know what the purpose of these “seals” is in our pumping systems. To put it very simply, they keep the oil and water separated, thus allowing the oil to...

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Pump Packing vs. Mechanical Seal

Pump Packing vs. Mechanical Seal

In this article, we are going to discuss what packing and a mechanical seal are. But first we need to know what the purpose of these “seals” is in our pumping systems. To put it very simply, they keep the oil and water separated.

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Pump Packing vs. Mechanical Seal

Pump Packing vs. Mechanical Seal

In this article, we are going to discuss what packing and a mechanical seal are. But first we need to know what the purpose of these “seals” is in our pumping systems. To put it very simply, they keep the oil and water separated.

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Five Top Preventive Maintenance Tips for Fire Pumps

The fire pump is arguably the most important piece of equipment on an engine, and pump manufacturers have specific guidelines for keeping fire pumps in the best working order. We spoke with two W.S. Darley & Company pump experts, Greg Field, vice president of pump manufacturing operations, and Shawn Kelly, training manager, about the subject and they gave us five preventive maintenance tips to keep your fire pump in top shape.

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