John Crane Launches New Diamond Material Application on Tungsten Carbide Substrate

John Crane Diamond 8190 addresses sealing challenges in high-speed and high-heat generation applications and helps customers overcome short seal life and failure mechanisms

CHICAGO (August 31, 2022) ― John Crane, a global leader in rotating equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services to process industries, today announced the launch of John Crane Diamond® 8190, a new material application on tungsten carbide substrate for select Type 8AB Seals using clamped-in mating rings.

John Crane Diamond 8190 addresses sealing challenges in high-speed and high-heat generation applications where a clamped-in tungsten carbide mating ring is commonly required and helps customers overcome short seal life and failure mechanisms, including heat checking, heavy wear, ID chipping and blistering of carbon primary rings. John Crane Diamond 8190 is most commonly used in the oil and gas and chemical industries.

“This new offering underscores John Crane’s commitment to providing customers with solutions to meet operational challenges and extend mean time between repair,” said Terry Lemm, John Crane Product Line Director, Universal Sealing Solutions. “We take pride in partnering with our customers to reach their environmental goals, and our new Diamond material application helps to reduce water and power consumption, increasing cost savings.”

The company’s Diamond® seal face technology is available as an enhancement to many of John Crane’s most widely used seal families and provides the following benefits:

  • Increases uptime for mission-critical equipment to reach production goals

  • Reduces costs with cooler running faces, less power use and lower lifecycle costs 

  • Increases durability with unmatched hardness 

  • Increases reliability with rigorously controlled crystallinity, thickness, adhesion and consistency

Learn more about John Crane on the company’s website.

About John Crane

John Crane is a global leader in rotating equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services to process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety of products, including mechanical seals and systems, couplings, filtration systems and digital diagnostics technologies. John Crane customer service is accessed through a global network of more than 200 sales and service facilities in over 50 countries. Global reported revenue for fiscal year 2021 was in excess of $1 billion USD. John Crane is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered components.

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