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Re: Dripless Stuffing Boxes

Name: charles bahn
EmailAddress: charlesbahn@hotmail.com
Category: General/Other
Date: 15 Mar 2004
Time: 16:34:33
Remote Name: 63.159.76.11
Remote User: charlesbahn

Comments

Another option, that I like, is a stuffing box with a greaser. This is what we have on RAVEN. Every so often, I just push a little grease into the stuffing box. Doesn't seem to need adjusting much, and if it drips too much, you can just put in a little more grease to stop the leak until you get time to tighten it up. The one I installed is made by Volvo.


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