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Some question about floating seal

  1. Dec 14, 2009 #1
    Some question about floating seal

    Hi, everyone,
    I am designing a pulley that can be placed in 10-25m slurry (or you can treat it as sea water I think).
    Some ppl suggest that using a floating seal is much better than lip seal with back bone in such relatively high pressure situation.

    Due to the above situation, I wonder the following issues:
    1. apart from "Simrit", who are the common international suppliers of floating seal.
    2. is there any guide book that can help me to design a pulley?
    3. what are code of standards that regulates the size and spec. of floating seal
    4. Is there any other issues that's needed to be notified apart form the specification stated in the sales catalog?

    Thanks for your kind help and your precious time.
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 14, 2009 #2
    heres a couple seal sources


    we use orings from parker, and both their web tech info, and tech support are very good
    the polypacks are some of the nicest seals I have ever seen. we use them up to 72Kpsi and they also last a small lifetime

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