Proper Selection And Installation Of Compression Packing For General Service To Extreme Applications
Proper attention to selection and installation of compression packing will ensure a high degree of success in plant operation of pumps and valves. This session will focus on selection and installation procedures, as well as types of packing materials and lubricants. The information provided will help you assist your customers with the basic elements of packing design and use leading to longer life and more efficient operation. This will equate to cost savings in energy, procurement, and down time. Topics will include how compression works, types of packing from an economical viewpoint, construction, application recommendations, installation and adjustment procedures. This session will be a basic introduction to compression packing and hopefully will lead to a better understanding of a product that is the oldest and most common sealing device in the industrial market to control fluid leakage.