Top Reliability Articles of 2021

In an effort to contribute to the spread of knowledge and advancement of industry, we’ve rounded up our top 10 fluid sealing and reliability articles published by trade magazines throughout the past year. You can also read the articles that we published recently on Seal Connect.

Check out this list of the Seal Connect team’s favorite reliability articles of 2021!

10. “Modalities impacting the P-F curve,” via Plant Services, by John Bernet, CMRP; Gregory Perry, CMRP, CRL; and Dries Van Loon, CRL

9. “Why You Need Strong Seals in Harsh Applications,” via Pumps & Systems, by Terry Roberts and David Brewer

8. “Protecting your food processing facility from dust explosions,” via Processing, by Jon Phillips , Gerry Gomolka , and Richard Boyd

7. “Why Do Mechanical Seals Fail?” via Seal Connect, by Jack Ferguson

6. “When automation is so cool that it’s cold,” via Plant Services, by Captain Unreliability

5. “Industry Person of the Week- Arnita King,” via Empowering Pumps and Equipment, by staff

4. “Moving out of your pajamas and back to industry trade shows, events, and in-person training,” via Plant Services, by Lori Ditoro

3. “12 Ways to Mitigate the Cavitation Blues,” via Pumps & Systems, by Jim Elsey

2. “Preventing powder problems,” via Processing, by Chris Tindell David Brewer

1. “Protect Lubricants From Contamination,” via Pumps & Systems, by David Brewer and Steve Hall

Looking for more reliability articles? Check out our roundup of last year’s top 10!

About the Author
Anna Claire Howard is a contributing writer, editor, and content marketing specialist for Sealing Equipment Products Co. Inc. (SEPCO) and has been since Spring 2019. Before those two big life changes, she was the content marketing specialist for Fluke Accelix; assistant editor for Grand View Outdoors, publisher of Bowhunting World, Predator Xtreme, Whitetail Journal, Tactical Retailer, and Shooting Sports Retailer; managing editor for Media Solutions, Inc., publisher of Gear Solutions, Wind Systems, and Thermal Processing magazines; assistant editor for MSI; and the editorial intern for B.A.S.S., LLC, publisher of Bassmaster Magazine and In these B2B/B2C roles, Anna Claire developed an appreciation for the industrial sector, as well as the operators and technicians who make up the workforce. You can find her on LinkedIn at