PRODUCTS | Assembling

In order to efficient operation of the sealing element at the desired performance, it is important to assemble it under suitable conditions. Leakage can occur when a sealant design and material is not properly installed. The following steps should be followed for a proper installation;

  • Make sure the sealing element is clean, undamaged and a right product.
  • Moisten the sealing surfaces with the liquid they will work with or a compatible fluid.
  • Check the direction of seals’ rotation where the direction of rotation is important.
  • If possible, do not install the seal so that it runs on the track formed by the removed seal.
  • In cases that sealing elements made of polymeric material are stored in very cold environments, install the sealing element after reaching the ambient temperature.
  • Carry out the assembly work with appropriate assembling apparatus, applying even pressure on all surfaces of the sealing element.

Unsuitable assembling

  • Assembling Apparatus

    When designing the assembling apparatus, the outer diameter of the apparatus should not be much smaller than the oil seal outer diameter. Otherwise, the sealing element will be deformed during assembly. The dimensional change caused by the deformation in the sealing lip causes leaks.

    Unsuitable assembling


  • Straight Orientation Assembling

    Sealing Elements with a Specific Supporting Surface

    Sealing Elements without a Specific Supporting Surface

  • Reverse Orientation Assembling

  • Special Applications

    Using the Ring

    Sealing Elements Damaging the Working Surface

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