Face Treatments: Up-Stream Pumping
30 May 2018
When improving the performance of mission-critical pumps, John Crane’s customers face challenges, including high heat generation, poor lubrication, abrasion, and barrier system complexities. To solve these problems, we developed a new face treatment, called Up-Stream Pumping, as part of our suite of seal face technology options for rotating equipment. Drawing upon our pioneering gas seal innovations in the 1960s and 1970s, John Crane engineered the Up-Stream Pumping concept for liquid services and launched this new face treatment three decades ago. Today, we answer operators’ toughest challenges, improving seal and pump reliability, preventing unplanned downtime and reducing operating costs across a broad range of process industries.
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