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    Double the Spiral, Double the Benefits

    Chesterton 150™ Cartridge seal and Version D SpiralTrac lasting over 5 years in customer's FAN pump. Pulp & Paper.
    • Application: Paper Stock
    • Equipment: FAN Pump, 150 Single Cartridge Seal, Version D SpiralTrac
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    Intermittent Service? Say no more, we have a SpiralTrac™ for you!

    Worthington Slurry Pump pumping sulfuric acid and manganese slurry, running no flush problem free with Chesterton S10 Cassette Seal (CB/SSC) and Version C SpiralTrac. Intermittent Service.
    • Application: Sulfuric Acid
    • Equipment: Worthington 2.5M 182 Slurry Pump, Chesterton S10 Cassette Seal, Version C SpiralTrac
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    Warman Filter Feed Pump Upgraded with SpiralTrac™ and Chesterton 1730 packing

    Iron pulp application for a Warman filter feed pump, Packing Version SpiralTrac and Chesterton 1730 Mill Pack Packing
    • Application: Iron
    • Equipment: Warman 18*16 Filter Feed Pump, Packing Version SpiralTrac, 1730 Mill Pack
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    Split Bronze SpiralTrac™ and Chesterton 1830 SSP in a GIW Pump

    GIW Pump LSA, Split Bronze Packing Version SpiralTrac and 1830 SSP Chesterton packing in copper mining application
    • Application: Copper Slurry
    • Equipment: GIW Pump LSA, 1830 SSP, Packing Version SpiralTrac
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    Chesterton 170™ Slurry Seal with Version N SpiralTrac™ in 316 Stainless Steel

    Mining application, Rheinhutte RN50-125 chemical pump pumping gold ore pulp. Solution: Chesterton 170 and Version N SpiralTrac™
    • Application: Gold
    • Equipment: Rheinhutte RN50-125 chemical pump, Chesterton 170 1.750” TC/SSC Seal, Version N SpiralTrac
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    Flushless and Leak Free Vertical Turbine with ST Seal Adaptor

    Chesterton 442 and SpiralTrac Seal Adaptor successfully sealing Vertical Hydro Turbine in an Italian Hydro Plant. Dirty River water.
    • Application: River Water
    • Equipment: Voith Siemens Vertical Hydro Turbine, Chesterton 442 Seal, SpiralTrac Seal Adaptor ESC
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    Vertical Hydro Turbine Running 48.000 Hours...and counting

    Francis vertical hydro turbine pumping dirty river water running flushless and leak free for years, sealed with Chesterton 442HP and SpiralTrac Seal Adaptor.
    • Application: River Water
    • Equipment: Francis vertical hydro turbine, Chesterton 442HP mechanical seal, SpiralTrac Seal Adaptor
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    Absorber Recycle Pump saved by SpiralTrac and Chesterton 1830 Packing

    Absorber recycle pump sleeve and packing had to be replaced every 6 months, which was expensive and time consuming. After Chesterton SuperSet solution including SpiralTrac and 1830 Packing the pump MTBF doubled and the sleeve could be reused multiple times.
    • Application: Slurry
    • Equipment: Absorber recycle pump, Packing Version SpiralTrac, Chesterton 1830 Packing

Videos

SpiralTrac™ Demo

This video shows how a SpiralTrac active throat bushing works in a seal cavity.

Handling SpiralTrac™ BGE Material

Split SpiralTrac™ devices made of bearing grade MGE and BGE materials have great shaft support capabilities and are usually utilized in pumps where shaft movement or deflection can occur. These materials are however very brittle by nature, so installing and handling them requires care and caution. This quick video demonstrates the steps required to handle these Spiraltrac devices.