- A list of metals with those on the top of the list being
attacked by those lower down in the list. The father apart on the
list, the faster the attack.
- Used between two static surfaces to provide a seal. Made from
a variety of deformable materials.
- The part that holds one half of the mechanical seal and
attaches to the stuffing box.
- A spring loaded elastomer seal commonly used to seal bearings.
Sometimes called a "lip seal". Not a good choice for sealing the
bearing casing of a pump. A labyrinth or face seal would be a
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