Archive for February 2017
It’s our sewerage system: the dos and don’ts
Sewerage systems shouldn’t be noticed. The ideal sewer running from any residential, commercial, or industrial site into the main system should take foul water and waste away smoothly and without issue. While this generally happens, we soon recognise when something has gone wrong. A common issue is the so-called ‘fatbergs’ of congealed fat, oil, gas…Read More
Why do mechanical seals fail and what can you do about it?
Mechanical seal failure is one of most common reasons that a pump fails. These seals retain fluid within the pump utilising two flat surfaces, one stationary and one rotating. They are far more effective than the traditional pump shaft seals of soft packing, but, to get the best out of mechanical seals, you need to…Read More