How to Install, Operate, and Maintain Compression Packing Like a Pro
It’s no secret that compression packing is ideal for many process applications. However, it may not be a favorite tool among plant teams .
Why Don’t Professionals Like Working with Packing?
Many professionals claim issues that include the bottom packing never getting sealed properly, the packing leaks too much, and packing wears the shaft.
However, what if these issues could be eliminated entirely with simple, but thorough, practices like precise installation and proper operation?
A recent article from pumpsandsystems.com sought to help users understand how to install, operate, and maintain packing like a professional.
In this article, readers will find succinct, step-by-step instructions complete with photos on how to not only install compression packing properly and the following:
- How to operate the equipment properly
- What to do when shaft deflection occurs
- How to handle process changes while maximizing stuffing box reliability
- Maintenance best practices
Watch This Webinar to Learn More
Do you need to obtain stuffing box reliability in your facility? Then you know that a reliable stuffing box depends on a lot of factors. However, one of the most important is proper installation.
Watch the webinar below to learn how to ensure proper ring load, correct lantern ring placement, and minimized stuffing box leakage.
Check out the complete article on pumpsandsystems.com for more!