John Crane Universal Mechanical Seal Type 5610 Cartridge Seal

John Crane Universal Mechanical Seal Type 5610 Cartridge Seal

The John Crane 5610 Series is a modular cartridge seal family that includes interchangeable elastomer bellows, metal bellows, and elastomer O-ring pusher seal designs. A common seal head/mating ring set, utilized throughout all versions, is reversible to allow rotating seat/mating ring or rotating seal head operation, and is interchangeable with metal bellow seal heads. The […]

Pump with Leaking Mechanical Seal

Pump with Leaking Mechanical Seal

The video shows a leaking mechanical seal. When this happens it can spark many other problems in its wake.

John Crane Begins Field Trials to Test Next-Generation Fiberglass Sucker Rod

John Crane improves strength and performance of fiberglass sucker rods Field trials began late April Improvements are Company’s response to customers’ needs for better pull strength and reduced downtime Sugar Land, Texas, May 6, 2015 – John Crane today announced it has begun field trials to test its next generation of fiberglass sucker rod designed […]

John Crane Launches New Family of Gas Seals

CHICAGO (30 Sept, 2014) – John Crane introduces the AURA™ 220 Gas Seal representing the next-generation of advanced gas seal technology and the first to be unveiled under the brand name AURA. The new technology uses a common global design and patented polymeric sealing device with Active Deflection Control to help customers reduce operating and […]

John Crane Innovation

John Crane Innovation

With a history steeped in a long tradition of innovation, John Crane is globally renowned for its ongoing commitment to research and development. The company’s pioneering spirit was first sparked back in 1910 when John Crane himself, inspired by a scrap of foil from a tobacco packet, invented a novel new design for packing. The […]

Mechanical Seal Maintenance Simplified

Mechanical Seal Maintenance Simplified

For rotating shaft equipment and machinery that include large pumps, seal maintenance can be a time-consuming and expensive proposition. That was the case at one Midwestern power plant, where installing and maintaining the cartridge seals on its six large, recirculating service pumps were a regular ordeal. Repairing or replacing one of its cartridge seals was […]

John Crane Wins Project to Supply Products and Service for One of Iraq’s Largest Oil Fields

John Crane Wins Project to Supply Products and Service for One of Iraq’s Largest Oil Fields

The agreement covers mechanical seals and systems, high-performance couplings and hydrodynamic bearings used in the 24 centrifugal pumps supplied by TMP.