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API Plan 23 is one of the seal piping flush plans detailed in the API 682 standards. The plan effectively changes the environment in which the seal operates. An analogy of how the plan works can be made with a greenhouse or glass house.

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Many of the developed world's refinery and petrochemical processing plants were built over 30 years ago. The industry, through good maintenance practices, achieves high levels of reliability from pumps and sealing devices.

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Mechanical seal designers face opposing challenges when developing dual seals.

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Sealing devices account for only a small fraction of the energy consumed by pumps; the scope for energy conservation at first appears limited.

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Lube oil application flaws and contamination are two of the major causes of bearing failures in small steam turbines.

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Containment seals have been widely adopted, however it is our concern that it is very difficult to monitor the integrity of the secondary containment sealing element.

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Our guide to the 4th Edition of the API 682 Standard, What's changed and how it relates to shaft sealing systems