Pulp And Paper Industry

Mechanical Seals In The Pulp And Paper Industry

The pulp and paper industry can be divided into chemical pulp and thermo-mechanical pulp (TMP), both of which have their opportunities and challenges. The industry is based on large investments and continuous operations, and all equipment including mechanical seals is therefore crucial to prevent costly downtime. The mechanical seals are used throughout the complete process, and depending on where in the process, the challenges will differ.

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Custom floating static Mechanical Seal solve problem with axial movement

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The customer had an end-user experiencing repetitive failures of the mechanical seal being used on a screw conveyor for mashed wood and steam feeding the refiner in a thermo-mechanical pulp application. Roplan was invited to find a solution…