FlexiCase Rotary Seals

FlexiCase Rotary Seals

FlexiCase Rotary Seals


Description

The Parker FlexiCase™ is a rotary lip seal that features an ID lip that seals dynamically on a shaft and metal casing on its OD to seal statically press-fit into a bore. A gasket is sandwiched between layers of sealing lips and the can to seal off the potential leak path. Since the lip is not spring-energized, the radial lip contact forces are lower than a rotary FlexiSeal®, which allows the seal to function at much higher surface speeds (up to 10,000 sfpm).

The seals are manufactured from a wide variety of PTFE composites and other machinable plastic materials. Standard gasket choices are fluorocarbon, nitrile, EPDM and specialty reinforced paper. Users can choose between stainless steel, cold-rolled steel, zinc plated cold-rolled steel and aluminum. This broad foundation of standard gasket, metal and PTFE materials can be tailored to suit nearly all applications. Standard and Non-standard FlexiCase™ profiles are precision machined to fit inch and metric gland geometries. FlexiCase™ seals are used in demanding applications where the operating conditions exceed the capabilities of elastomeric seals.

Markets

FlexiCase’s™ low costs and high production capability make the FlexiCase™ an appealing choice for customers in a variety of markets including:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Chemical process
  • Appliances
  • Machine Tools
  • Marine
  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Military
  • Heavy Machinery
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Hydraulic
  • Food Processing
  • Electronics
  • Oil & Gas
  • Steel Mill
  • Plastics

Applications

The FlexiCase’s™ versatility makes it suitable for a wide range of applications including:

  • Motors
  • Gear Boxes
  • Pumps
  • Bearings
  • Compressors
  • Cryogenics
  • Extruders
  • Valves
  • blowers
  • Spindles
  • Robotics
  • Mixers
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