Tips of the Week from 2022

The Tip of the Week newsletter from Seal Connect was first launched in April 2020 and continued through 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. We enjoyed it so much that we’re continuing it in 2022!

As in previous years, you’ll find all this great reliability information shared with our digital publication visitors as well. They are summarized below, and this post will be updated as new tips are delivered. If you’d like to receive the Tip of the Week in your inbox, subscribe to it and our monthly newsletter. You can click this link to view the 2021 Tips of the Week.

We hope you enjoy all of these can’t-miss industry tips and tricks!

January 2022

Learn all about the importance of preventing water leakage and loss — as well as how air seal technology can aid in this effort — in this tip and in this webinar.

Find out how a bearing isolator can prevent oil and grease issues, reduce lubricant use, decrease bearing failure and save money in this tip and this article from

Learn why the physical senses and knowledge that comes from experience is still crucial today in a technology-driven world. Check out this webinar for more on this topic.

Find out the importance of planning and being detail-oriented in this tip, as well as this article from

February 2022

Find out exactly why it’s so crucial to prevent powdered gypsum leakage in this tip, as well as this Seal Connect case study.

Learn more about how to eliminate powder and slurry leakage that cause equipment downtime and safety issues in our own food and beverage industry case studies via this webinar.

Learn more about preventing equipment failures and sealing basics in this article that highlights the in-person SEPCO Fluid Sealing School!

Learn more about the basics of lantern rings in this Seal Connect article.

March 2022

Download this Seal Connect classroom webinar to learn just how valuable it is to invest in an internal coaching and mentoring program for your own reliability journey.

Find out how air seal technology makes rotating equipment more reliable in this Seal Connect blog!

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