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Dealing with Pulp and Paper Plant’s Chest Damage with Chesterton ARC!

A pulp and paper customer was dealing with damage within a chest caused by falling concrete pieces. Due to the need to add hydrochloric acid to regulate pH levels, the mortar wall within was being damaged. Chesterton experts recommended the Chesterton ARC 791 Industrial Coating, a highly chemical resistant coating that can bond to damp concrete. After eight years, the results speak for themselves, and the customer chose to apply more of the product to other areas of the plant.

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Cement Pump Leakage Problem Solved by Chesterton DualPac® 2211 Packing!

A customer was experiencing issues with sealing a cement pump. They were forced to replace packing weekly due to leakage and a dirty pump area. Their goal was to increase mean time before failure and reduce maintenance costs. Chesterton DualPac® 2211 Packing was the way to go given its simple installation process, and the customer was so satisfied with the improvements that they placed an order for more!

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Hydropulper Leakage Eliminated by DualPac® 2211 Packing!

The gland of a recycle hydropulper can’t be adjusted while running, and therefore maintenance requires full shutdown. The packing in use was leaking excessively and required maintenance often, therefore the plant was losing significant resources and time in restarts. Chesterton recommended five rings of DualPac® 2211 Packing be installed, and the customer experienced longer packing life and less shutdowns.

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Chesterton DualPac® 2211 Packing Increases Product Life and Decreases Maintenance Costs

A tar sands mine was operating a remote tailings pump that was experiencing frequent leakage. This was causing shaft damage and causing packing to deteriorate at a more rapid-than-normal rate. Chesterton suggested rings of DualPac® 2211 Packing be installed, and now the pump has run over an extended amount of time with only one adjustment, lowering maintenance costs significantly.

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Damaged Piston Surface Renewed Thanks to Chesterton Rod Seals!

A client in the tire industry experienced damage to their piston seal surface due to their fiber-reinforced rubber V-stack seals. They came to Chesterton looking to reduce hydraulic oil fill volume and prevent leakage. Chesterton experts installed the Chesterton® 11K Rod Seal, a simple dual-component split seal that eliminates the need for constant disassembly. The customer was much happier with the results, and experienced reduced oil leaks as well as saving more than $130000 AUD over four years.

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Jet Fuel Valve and Sump Pit Repair with Chesterton ARC Products!

Jet fuel control valves at an airport were installed in underground chambers which often experience floods of rainwater and run-off. This flooding of rain and contaminated liquids caused rust and potential erosion and leaks, so the customer wanted to extend the life of the valves by protecting against contaminated water. Chesterton experts created a unique combination of Chesterton ARC products, that could be easily installed and, after seven years, are still holding up in great condition.

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Pulp and Paper Company Increase Mean Time Between Failure by 8-12 Times with DualPac® 2211 Packing

A pulp and paper company in Mexico was experiencing several problems with an old refiner. Previous packing was allowing for leaks and tended to last only a mere five days. On consultation with Chesterton experts, five rings of DualPac® 2211 Packing were installed and there were instant results, including an extended life and MTBR, and a huge yearly saving in funds for the customer.

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Power Plant Switches to DualPac® 2211 Packing to Reduce Plunger Pump Leakage

A customer in the power industry was facing leakage problems within their plunger pumps due to their original PTFE packing failing. With plunger pumps being quite difficult to seal due to high pressures, Chesterton experts instantly recommended the DualPac® Packing due to it’s abilities in harsh environments. Leaks drastically reduced and the customer was satisfied with the results.

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Pulp and Paper Customer Chooses DualPac® 2211 Packing to Resist Extrusion

A pulp and paper customer was using a competitor’s packing on an agitator in chemical application, but found that the packing wore down the sleeve. The customer wanted to increase continuous service time to support the plant and reduce costs. Chesterton DualPac® 2211 Packing was installed and the customer was satisfied with the longer product life. 

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Pulp and Paper Plant Installs DualPac® 2211 Packing in Leaking Stuffing Boxes

A customer working in a pulp and paper causticising plant was struggling with leaking stuffing boxes with competitors’ packing products. With leakage contaminating bearings, it costed the customers time and money replacing and maintaining equipment. A Chesterton expert installed the DualPac® 2211 Packing to extend the packing life and increase efficiency. 

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