How Chesterton DualPac® Technology Helped a Sugar Mill Extend Packing Life
Chesterton products – Chesterton DualPac® Packing Technology
A customer in a sugar mill was experiencing incredibly low life-cycles on their original packing material, resulting in extrusion. Chesterton recommended DualPac® 2212 and the five rings were installed. Just within 25 days, the customer was already experiencing less issues and concerns with the packing and were saving costs due to less replacement material and downtime.
Products featured in this case study:
A sugar mill in Ecuador experienced a short life on their packing. The existing packing resulted in extrusion and glazing due to lack of lubrication.
Five rings of DualPac® 2212 packing were installed.
The client reported 25 days of trouble-free performance and still going. The customer is extremely pleased.
Repair Costs/MTBR/$ Savings:
Machining Savings: $281 US ($360 AUD)/month
Labor Savings: $1,054 US ($1400 AUD)/month
Product (Process) Savings: $4,215 US ($5400 AUD)/month
Packing Cost: $271 US ($350 AUD)/month
Total Net Savings: $5,550 US ($7000 AUD)/month
$66,600 US ($85000 AUD)/yea
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