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DualPac® 2212 Seals Sugar Mill Centrifugal Pumps

A sugar mill was trying to seal heavy slurry (63% solids) in multiple centrifugal pumps. The original packing was deforming under pressure after only three weeks and the mill was unable to control the leakage. Instead, Chesterton DualPac® 2212 packing was installed with the hopes of maintaining a five-week packing life to better seal operation.

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DualPac® 2211 Outlasts the Competition in Gold Mine

A gold mine was sealing a cyanide pulp with their original packing lasting only three-to-five days before adjustments were forced to be made. This lead to product leakage and sleeve damage. Chesterton experts installed rings of Chesterton DualPac® Packing Technology in an attempt to achieve the desired 14 days of continuous operation. 

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Paper Mill Cyclone Pipe Coating in Malaysia

One of our clients in Malaysia was suffering from extreme wear in their Cyclone pipe due to abrasive material flow. With 24-hour operation, the existing competitor coating failed within three months. Chesterton expert applied Chesterton ARC BX1 and ARC SD4i, and after a shutdown inspection after 6 months of operation, the coating still looked almost like new.

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Sea Water Piping at Power Plant in Korea

One of our customers in the power plant industry was suffering from corroded pipes that were experiencing erosion from salty seawater. With lining being worn down in less than 36 months, they needed another solution. Chesterton experts applied the ARC S2 and it was chosen as the customer’s new go-to coating product.

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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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