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Chesterton Connect™ Sensor/Cloud Helps Identify Root Failure Point for Split Case Pump

One of our university clients was dealing with premature failures within a split case pump. These frequent issues caused more downtime than ideal, and the utilities plant was suffering. Chesterton experts fitted the Chesterton Connect™ to monitor operation and was able to track the problem to a malfunctioning valve. The solution meant the customer could get to the root of the problem quickly, and saved $6500 in spare parts.

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6500 Ton Hydraulic Press with R11K SEAL Rod Seals – Hydraulic Sealing

In Korea, a metal stamping manufacturer reported ram leakage and a short seal life in the 6,500-ton master cylinder and return cylinders. Looking to increase the mean time between repair (MTBR), they came to Chesterton to find a fitting solutions. Chesterton specialist recommended the unique Chesterton® 11K split seal with its dual material combination and spacer, made from our patented materials, AWC800/AWC805.

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Gate Valves: High Pressure, and Low to High Temperature Validation Valves

A client’s gate valves had to operate to maximum efficiency under extremely challenging circumstances. While competitors seals failed to withstand the load, Chesterton’s Spring Energised Seals got the job done! Needing to pass API 6A PR2 tests, equipment with Chesterton seals passed with flying colours!

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Lubricant Solves Pneumatic Actuator Failures on Filling Machine

This client ran a food processing facility and equipment used for filling pre-packaged goods was failing by sticking at start up. Internal surfaces became sticky to the touch and halted production. With food and beverage industry requirements requiring an NSF H1 lubricant, the client was searching for an alternative option that didn’t leave sticky residue or water in the cylinders. Our Chesterton 650 Advanced Machinery Lubricant was the answer!

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Food-Grade Lubricant Improves Reliability of Pneumatic Equipment

A meat processing facility was experiencing repetitive malfunctions due to sticky residue from USP white oil. In a system that seals sausage and meats with pneumatic sealing machinery, it is vital that these parts are kept clean and healthy. The client wanted to remove this sticky residue, while also decreasing cycle time of the system as a whole. Chesterton recommended the Chesterton 650 AML which has since operated without any issues for 12+ weeks.

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Multi-National Food Producer Chooses 650 AML to Enhance Filling Operations

In food manufacturing, often containers are filled with multiple filling heads that use air to open and close the filling tube. This was the case for this client, who, due to frequent washing, discovered their machinery was allowing water to pass into the cylinder, causing corrosion and processing delays. Chesterton 650 AML has water absorption capabilities, and was therefore recommended by Chesterton experts with 12+ weeks of success!

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Updating LubriCup® EM with 615 II Grease for Power Plant Use

In high-stakes environments such as power plants, it is vital to have well-lubricated machinery to achieve maximum efficiency. The combination of the Chesterton LubriCup® EM with the 615 II Grease helped this client achieve their goal after experiencing frequent seizing of damper bearings. Where before they were combating rising temperatures, frequent maintenance, and shutdowns, now with the Chesterton combination the machinery is running smoother than ever.

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Low E Packing 1622 Applied to Emission Issues

With new national standards for emissions in China, our refinery client was desperately searching for a way to bring their operations up to scratch. Their previous packing solution could let out more than 8000PPM leakage and it was their goal to reduce this down to below 100PPM. With the help of the Chesterton team and the Chesterton® Low E Packing 1622, they were able to sufficiently reduce their emissions by close to 40 times at a new 50PPM after several months of operation.

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Lubrication Solution Implemented on Mining Vehicles to Reduce Assembly Time

Different sorts of conditioning products can have positive and negative effects on machinery. Our client was using wheel saver rim conditioner for dismantling truck tires which only headed the process and made it more complicated. Determined not to waste time with dismantling, they made the switch to Chesterton® NR 900 GoldEnd Paste, decreasing dismantling time from two hours to 30 minutes.

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Increasing Lubrication Reliability in Diverter Flap Damper

When this client came to Chesterton with stock-up building up and delaying production due to a lack of lubrication on the filter regulator lubricator, Chesterton employees were able to prescribe the Chesterton® 652 on the spot.

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