The Abbey Seals Type 95 to 98 Series (referred to below as the Type 9x range) mechanical seals are robust, general purpose, parallel seals, to suit standard metric and imperial housing dimensions, that are commonly found mainly in the marine and textile industries. These are a direct replacement for John Crane®/Flexibox® Types R00, R10,R20 and R30 series, together with Pillar® US1, US2 and US3 series (CGU). The Type 9x seal ranges are mainly used in marine pump applications, but are designed to satisfy the sealing requirements of rotating shaft equipment for a wide variety of industrial applications, including; marine, textile, pulp and paper, refrigeration compressors, waste-water treatment etc.
TYPE 95, 96 and 97 Parallel Seals These are the standard series 9x range, supplied with either solid or inserted rotary face, in a wide variety of face and elastomer materials. All types provide a positive drive to the rotary face, by a heavy duty spring, which is supplied either with left or right-hand wound springs, depending on whether clockwise or anti-clockwise shaft direction. Three Parallel Seal versions are available and vary only by the method of providing the drive to the rotary seal face. TYPE 95 – Drives directly from shaft TYPE 96 – Consists of the Type 95 components with the addition of a split ring and washer for simple shaft abutment TYPE 97 – Consists of the Type 95 components with the addition of a grub screw drive collar TYPE 98 – Parallel Seals Heavy duty, single spring, pusher type seal, supplied with either solid or inserted rotary face, in a wide variety of face and elastomer materials. Seal is driven by a grub screw collar, similar to the Type 97. The Type 98 design is unique compared to Type 95, 96 and 97, as it designed to suit different housing sizes and is supplied with a double ‘O’-Ring stationary seat, as standard.