Case Study: Lip Seal Redesign

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PROBLEM
The customer used a competitor’s PTFE rotary lip seal, which did not provide the desired seal life for the customer’s needs..

SOLUTION

Gallagher switched to a spring energized seal and recommended a material change to UHMW-PE.

RESULTS
The customer saved money with new UHMW-PE seals, reduced downtime costs, and enjoyed a more reliably sealed product.