Isomag seals solve contamination issues for Sulzer pumps along oil pipelines.

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Background:The Enbridge pipeline across North America saw issues with bearing contamination in Sulzer pumps being sealed with industry Standard labyrinths. After Isomags were spec’d in 2008 the contamination was eliminated and since then 366 units have been installed on Sulzer HSB pumps. These units are still running smoothly today.

Application summary:

Pump: Sulzer

Model: 20x20x34 HSB

Power: 5,000 HP

Shaft Diameter 1: 2.000 inch

Shaft Diameter 2: 5.500 inch

Speed: 1800 RPM

Lubrication: Oil ring splash

Problem solved: contamination

Year installed: 2008

Units sold: 366