This guide has been prepared by NE SEAL to assist you in visually identifying mechanical seal types and component properties. Correct identification of a seal you wish to replace or repair will avoid delays and down time by eliminating re-ordering delays or erroneous repair estimates. In this guide you will find a check list of information to have prepared when calling to order a new seal or inquire about repairs to your seal.


Components of a Mechanical Seal

Description of Various Seal Designs

Determine the Replacement Seal

Environment Determines Seal Type

Composition Options and Limits

Guide to Standard Seal Heads

Guide to Standard Seal Seats

Wear Patterns