The greatest cause of pre-mature carbon seal ring failure is misalignment of the rotary joint or union. This is evident when the rotary joint wobbles during operation. When such a wobble takes place, the carbon seal ring (the internal sealing surface) is pinched against the l.D. of the joint housing and unusual wear or breakage may follow. Read more...More Product Announcements from KADANT
Repairing steam joints at each shutdown is often the result of reactive maintenance. Over time, the distribution of remaining steam joint life becomes very broad. For example, if the average life of a particular type of rotary joint is four years, eventually 25% of the rotary joints will have to be rebuilt or replaced each year. Read more...More Product Announcements from KADANT
Kadant Johnson Inc. is a leading provider of rotary sealing solutions. Rotary unions, also referred to as rotary joints and swivels, are sealing devices that connect rotating equipment to fixed piping for the transfer of steam, water, thermal oil, coolant, hydraulic oil, air, and other media. Read more...More Product Announcements from KADANT
Kadant Johnson presents a complete line of multi-passage rotary unions for use with air, coolant, oil, steam, and water media. Multi-passage rotary unions provide sets of seals between stationary connections and rotating equipment, such as a drum, index table, clutch, or spindle. The multiple independent passages... Read more...More Product Announcements from KADANT
The OTS™ (Over-The-Shaft) rotary union is custom-designed for machinery that requires cooling on the drive side of driven rolls and for rolls that cannot accept an axially-mounted rotary union. This rotary union is available with a tungsten-carbide mechanical seal or DuraSeal™ technology. Read more...More Product Announcements from KADANT
Do you find yourself frequently frustrated because your steam-heated dryers are not performing properly? Do you find yourself constantly running through a list of suspects as to what is causing the dryer to act up? Is it the steam supply, the air vents, the internal syphon or scoop, the rotary joint, the steam trap, or the condensate return system? Read more...More Product Announcements from KADANT
Deublin Multi-Passage Soft-Seal unions are optimized for the operating parameters of the application such as speed, torque, media pressure, operating temperature, physical size and other factors. Hardened chrome sealing surfaces are standard to ensure minimal wear and long service life. Read more...More Product Announcements from Deublin Co.