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How to Avoid Compression Packing Failure

Waiting to replace packing in centrifugal pump service can lead to downtime and safety issues.

Compression packing has been around since the beginning of the industrial revolution and is still used extensively in types of equipment in which a stuffing box seal is required to prevent loss of process fluids to the environment. While advanced sealing solutions for rotary applications, such as mechanical seals, emerged over time, compression remains an important industrial tool.

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