Entries by Robin Grape


Blister damages to Carbon sealing surfaces

Cooling compressors are facing increased requirements and the end users were suffering repeated blister damages to the Carbon sealing surfaces. The use of solid Silicon Carbide seal faces was an interim solution, however end users were requesting a shrink fitted version combining best properties of the Silicon Carbide and stainless steel. As the cooling compressors […]

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Competence partner in customer unique Pod propulsion system

Due to changes is environmental regulations and performance expectations the customer needed to quickly develop a new Pod propulsion system. In additional to design changes many of the existing components, including the labyrinth lip seal with support system, were not adequate. To face the challenge managing multiple variables under time constraints the customer needed a […]