Tribology

Seal Tester

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