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Chesterton DualPac® 2211 Packing Extends Life of Pulp and Paper Equipment

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A pulp and paper causticizing plant has three double-sided screw conveyors transporting very abrasive lime slurry at 50°C. The stuffing boxes were previously packed with various competitors’ packing products. Leakage usually occurred a few days after installation and the gland needed adjustment. The stuffing boxes were repacked with Chesterton DualPac® 2211 Packing which extended packing life.

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DualPac 2211

Challenge

A pulp and paper causticizing plant in Europe has three double-sided screw conveyors transporting very abrasive lime slurry at 50°C. The rotational speed is 50 rpm. The stuffing boxes were previously packed with various competitors’ packing products.

Leakage usually occurred a few days after installation and the gland needed adjustment. The leakage contaminates the bearings, which must be replaced annually.

A pulp and paper causticizing plant has three double-sided screw conveyors.

Solution

The stuffing boxes were repacked with Chesterton DualPac® 2211 Packing.

Chesterton DualPac® 2211 Packing.

Results

The DualPac® Packing extended the packing life by 4x. The plant saved $657 US/year ($890 AUD/year) less the cost of a product and avoided significant downtime and maintenance.

The DualPac® Packing extended the packing life by 4x.

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Issued 7/21

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