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Type 5870

Flushless Cartridge Seal

The Type 5870 is a single, balanced, O-ring pusher cartridge seal. It is designed to operate unsupported in all paper stock consistencies and light slurry applications in Goulds Pumps' TaperBore PLUS with Vane Particle Ejector (VPE) seal chambers. John Crane's Type 5870 is open-profile and abrasive-resistant.

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  • Smooth, open-profile seal faces resist clogging and receive cooling and lubrication from the pumped liquid, eliminating flush water seal support
  • Quench water usage as an option
  • Factory preassembled into a complete package and tested to ensure fast, accurate installation


Temperature Limits

-40°F to 300°F/-40°C to 150°C

Pressure Limits

300 psi(g)/21 bar(g)

Speed Limits


Standard Materials

Seal faces: TC/TC

O-rings: TFE (Aflas), EPDM, Viton

Metals: AISI 316

Springs: AISI 316

Recommended Applications

  • Process pumps
  • Other rotating equipment

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