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Extending the Life of Rotary Joint Seal Rings

PT2X Seal Ring SMExtending the seal wear life of a rotary joint can reduce maintenance costs and increase uptime. The operating life of a seal ring is application specific and depends on many factors. Understanding these factors and following these guidelines will help to extend the life of seal rings in your application.

The four main ways to extend the life of rotary joints:

  • Choose OEM genuine seal rings
  • Properly align rotary joint
  • Limit the amount of superheated steam
  • Reduce operating pressure or velocity

Extending Seal Ring Life 600

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