Quick turnaround of Fluiten GTA 180mm double seal for 3V Cogeim Filter Dryer

Quick response to a last-minute seal problem minimises delay in commissioning new plant Client challenge: When a new, unused Fluiten GTA 180mm pressurised double seal was damaged during the inspection of a 3V Cogeim filter dryer prior to commissioning, the user needed a quick response to avoid delays in commissioning a new plant. There was […]

Seal repair & upgrade improves reliability of De Dietrich glass-lined biconical dryer

Cutting an international agrochemical manufacturer’s downtime from 18 weeks to 9 weeks avoided significant lost production on a newly commissioned De Dietrich biconical dryer Client challenge: When a John Crane P32SP 160mm dry running seal failed shortly after the dryer was commissioned for the first time, the user faced significant production losses as they had […]

Cutting compressor down-time by 75%

Two pairs of Kaydon K-MOS oil seals were repaired in under two weeks when typical lead times are eight weeks. Client challenge An international chemical manufacturer’s Siemens Compressor train had to be closed down because of unacceptable seal oil leakage to sour oil drain. To compound the problem, no serviceable spare seal units were available. […]

Swift action prevents severe production losses

Cutting a global printing ink manufacturer’s plant downtime from four weeks to four days while eliminating the risk of £600,000 losses on four newly-commissioned Pfaudler glass-lined reactors Client challenge Four Pfaudler Flexeal UF8 seal cartridge failures on new Pfaudler Balfour glass-lined reactors posed serious production losses for a client for which no spare seal cartridges […]

£140,000 of problems eliminated in four days

Just four days to solve a John Crane vessel seal problem behind three unnecessary seal changes that had created £20,000 repair and £120,000 production costs over the previous three months. Client challenge A thermoplastics manufacturer’s protracted problems with a coaxial seal cartridge on a critical stainless steel production vessel created significant production problems. The NASH […]