Mechanical Face Seals are often used in compressors and in the chemical industry to prevent oils or other liquids from leaking from the system and possibly contaminating the surrounding environment. A custom built mechanical face seal test rig is used to investigate the friction and wear properties of such seals.

 

Keywords:

Seals, Friction, Wear

 

Measurements / Setups:

Friction Wear

 

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Location:

De Horst WH113

 

Research group:

Surface Technology and Tribology

 

Contact:

W. Lette