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What is the main difference between a stuffing box gland and a mechanical seal on a centrifugal pump?

21 Apr, 08:07

April 21, 2022, 8:07 a.m.
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The main difference is if packing fails the pump can be kept running by tightening the glands, but if a mechanical seal fails it must be renewed to stop the leakage.

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21 Apr, 08:09

April 21, 2022, 8:09 a.m.
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