Pump and Seal Reliability

How to reduce the cost of pump bearings

Posted by Rebecca Clubbe on 06-Apr-2017 11:44:24

Does your factory or plant experience a lot of downtime? Do you keep seeing repeated bearing costs appearing in your invoices? If it’s happening regularly, it can get expensive, trigger unplanned downtime and result in lost production, increased maintenance costs and additional spare part inventory.

Constantly replacing bearings that are actually designed to last a long time is frustrating and with the associated costs, it can soon mount up. Think about the wheel bearings on your car, how often do you have to change them? Most likely never. Wheel bearings will typically last 100,000 miles or more if properly looked after and serviced regularly.

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Topics: Bearing Protection

Saving water in our manufacturing facilities

Posted by Simon Johnstone on 15-Feb-2017 10:47:42

What can you do to help save vast amounts of water?  Take a look at the mechanical seals and gland packing on the rotating equipment in your factories and plants.

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Topics: Bearing Protection, Fluid Management Systems, Double Seals

How much are lip seals costing you?

Posted by Rebecca Clubbe on 30-Jan-2017 11:44:12

FACT: Lip seals are more expensive than bearing protectors. Ok, so maybe the initial outlay of a bearing protector is more than a lip seal, but payback is so quick you’ll be wondering why it’s taken you so long to change over.

You see it's not as straightforward as just the initial cost, you need to think longer term.

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Topics: Bearing Protection

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