Slurry Seals

Flush-less Slurry Seal Applications I have been involved with mechanically sealing slurry seal applications for the past 20+ years. It was somewhat of a mystery, in the beginning, to seal a slurry. Do you use a typical pusher or metal bellows seal with an outside flush? Do you use a conventional mechanical seal if the solids content is not too …

How to Read a Centrifugal Pump Curve

At first glance, with no prior knowledge, a pump curve can be quite intimidating to decipher. There are an array of different curved lines, straight lines, values, and tables. Knowing what information to look for can simplify this task significantly. Below is a simple centrifugal pump curve though not all data sheets will have this arrangment. In this case, I …