The APITERM (R) mechanical seal is the new addition to the SD family of welded metal bellows mechanical seals. These seals are mainly designed for sealing hot hydrocarbons at oil refineries and petrochemical plants. SD family seals correspond to API 682, type C seal. The APITERM SD mechanical seal can be used both in tandem (API 682 Arrangement 2) AND double (API 682 Arrangement 3) modes. Also, contacting wet and dry running outboard seal versions are available.
APITERM SD family seals are used for the same applications as the followings seals:
MFLWT 80 by Burgmann Germany
BXRH/BXHH by Flowserve, USA
604/606/609/3609/ECS by John Crane, USA
34 family by EKK Eagle, Japan
Advantages unique to the APITERM seal
|Temperature||From -70 up to +425°C|
|Dynamic Pressure||Up to 65 bar|
|Static Pressure||Up to 90 bar|
|Linear Speed||Up to 50 m/sec|
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