Cement Pump Leakage Problem Solved by Chesterton DualPac® 2211 Packing!
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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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A customer experienced a significant problem with sealing a 4/3AH cement pump. The fluid being sealed was 65% cement at 35°C. The speed was 1450 rpm. They were forced to replace packing weekly due to leakage and a dirty pump area. Due to packing wear, the shaft sleeve needed replaced monthly. With sleeve costs, packing costs, and labor, the mine spent $14,000 AUD (8,856 EUR) annually maintaining this pump.
The goal is to increase MTBF and reduce maintenance costs.
The Chesterton sealing specialist recommended switching to DualPac® 2211 Packing.
The client reported good running and easy adjustments after installation of DualPac 2211 packing. MTBR increased by 11X and is still running. The customer placed an order to have DualPac 2211 packing in stock. The customer eliminated sleeve replacement costs and associated labor for a total annual savings of $11,400 AUD (6,888 EUR)/year.
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