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Advantages of Bellows Seal

Friday 28th August 2020

Lets take a look at the advantages of using a Bellow Seal instead of a Mechanical seal.

Advantages of a Bellows Seal

There are a couple of advantages to having a bellow seal instead of the standard mechanical seal. Filton use a Bellows seal within all their standard Rotary Unions, the operating temperature range can be between -20⁰C to +300⁰C.

The advantages are;

-        A Bellows seal does not require an elastomeric ‘O’ Ring which can limit the operating temperature and chemical compatibility. 

-        A Bellows seal does not have any moving parts with close clearances which could seize due to corrosion or debris within the system.

 

If you have any questions you can contact us either by phone on +44 1926 423191 or emailing us on sales@filtonltd.co.uk or technical@filtonltd.co.uk