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Hydropulper Leakage Eliminated by DualPac® 2211 Packing!

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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.

Products featured in this case study:

DualPac 2211

Challenge

The gland of a recycle hydropulper cannot be adjusted when running because the drive shaft is exposed. The packing is leaking excessively by the time of the next shutdown. The leakage is creating major housekeeping issues and is impacting gear/ bearing life.

The leakage is creating major housekeeping issues.

Solution

Five rings of DualPac® 2211 Packing were installed.

Five rings of Packing were installed.

Results

After two months and approaching the next shutdown the leakage is minor. As a result, the customer ordered more DualPac® 2211 Packing sets.

The customer ordered more sets.

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Chesterton® is a world leader in helping process industry companies and manufacturers improve the reliability and efficiency of their rotating, stationary, and fluid power equipment platforms. We are known across a wide range of industries for our award-winning pump and valve sealing solutions, applications expertise, equipment maintenance and wear-prevention products, and knowledgeable hands-on local service​.

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Issued 07/21

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