Garlock Launches FLOOD-GARD Bearing Isolators for Fully Flooded Applications

FLOOD-GARD Offers Bearing Protection in Challenging Flooded Environments Garlock has launched FLOOD-GARD Bearing Isolators for flooded applications. The patent-pending seal design provides bearing protection even in the most challenging flooded environments, extending the life of rotating equipment such as gearboxes, pumps, and motors. “FLOOD-GARD™ allows Garlock to unlock value for our customers by taking industry … Continue reading Garlock Launches FLOOD-GARD Bearing Isolators for Fully Flooded Applications

Garlock Case Study: Poultry Processing: KLOZURE® ISO-GARD®

Poultry Processing: KLOZURE® ISO-GARD® ISO-GARD bearing isolators offer exceptional bearing protection for pumps, motors, and bearing supported industrial equipment under the harshest conditions. ISO-GARD products are constructed using a filled PTFE material which provides excellent chemical resistance. INDUSTRY Food – Poultry Processing CUSTOMER A diversified food processing company, with facilities located throughout the US. BACKGROUND The customer … Continue reading Garlock Case Study: Poultry Processing: KLOZURE® ISO-GARD®

Introducing Garlock GYLON EPIX™

In a world where we are bombarded with the belief that “more is better”, sealing science contradicts that theory with facts that show “thinner is better” when it comes to gaskets, as they provide improved load retention, pressure resistance and sealability. Yet thicker gaskets have their place for uneven, worn or damaged sealing surfaces. So … Continue reading Introducing Garlock GYLON EPIX™

VIDEO: Garlock Compression Packing

Garlock compression packing is rigorously tested to ensure effective sealing in valves, pumps, agitators, and other rotary equipment. The development of the compression packing line reflects the evolution and innovation in the materials used in its production. Garlock develops and manufactures it’s own technical yarn braided into packing, along with high performance proprietary coatings, that … Continue reading VIDEO: Garlock Compression Packing

Protecting Downstream Equipment with Garlock Strainer Gaskets

Garlock Strainer Gaskets can help protect standard flange connections that are located upstream from sensitive or costly processing equipment. They remove particulate matter and debris from process fluids and can be deployed as a single filter or as a graduated system of several strainers that consume less space and at a lower cost than other methods, such … Continue reading Protecting Downstream Equipment with Garlock Strainer Gaskets

Sealing the Entire Hydroelectric Plant With Garlock Products

Hydroelectric power, generated mainly by hydroelectric dams or run-of-river sites, is a clean, non-emitting, renewable source of energy.  It provides low-cost electricity with virtually zero carbon emissions. Garlock has more than 100 years of experience in the fluid sealing industry and provides many product lines well-suited for hydroelectric plants.  Couple that with Gallagher Fluid Seals’ vast … Continue reading Sealing the Entire Hydroelectric Plant With Garlock Products

Garlock THERMa-PUR Style 4122

THERMa-PUR™ is a proprietary new gasketing material created by Garlock and designed for use in high temperature sealing applications. It is produced using an environmentally friendly, solvent-free process and combines a unique formulation with a patent-pending fiber core. THERMa-PUR is yet another innovative Garlock Sealing Technologies sealing solution that provides more than just temperature resistance. … Continue reading Garlock THERMa-PUR Style 4122

Garlock Sealing Integrity for Chemical Processing Industries

Personal safety is important in every industry, but when sensitive, hazardous or unstable chemicals are involved, the need to protect employees from exposure becomes paramount. The Garlock® family of companies creates sealing solutions that resist the extreme temperatures and corrosive materials of chemical processing environments to deliver unparalleled safety, performance and reliability. Garlock sealing solutions … Continue reading Garlock Sealing Integrity for Chemical Processing Industries

Garlock Pitch Based Carbon Packings

Gallagher Fluid Seals is a Garlock master distributor. At our facility in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, we stock a variety of Garlock packing materials in a number of sizes. We can provide our customers full spools of packing material, or customized packing sets cut to size and engineered specifically for their application. The Garlock compression packing facility … Continue reading Garlock Pitch Based Carbon Packings

The Evolution of Garlock Gylon Gasketing Materials

When PTFE (polytetrafluorethylene) was developed in 1938, its importance to industrial sealing was quickly recognized because of its tremendous chemical resistance. While use of PTFE as a gasket material increased in industrial applications, complaints about certain properties surfaced: skive marks made initial sealing difficult, cold flow caused leakage and premature failure, and temperature/pressure cycling was … Continue reading The Evolution of Garlock Gylon Gasketing Materials