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API PLANS Applications

API PLANS Applications

API PLANS Applications

Hi guys !!!
I want a reference that explain how to choose a plan for my mechanical seal, application of them and have some examples for industrial applications of them ? because I know some general applications and they are not enough for me.

RE: API PLANS Applications

Can you provide us with the application you have? Your question is very general and for me not clear! There are API reference booklets you can get from the major seal manufacturers but they don't tell you how to select piping plans. That is based on the seal selection process and experience


RE: API PLANS Applications

api 682 will be a good guide...

RE: API PLANS Applications

The link mentioned in ctran03 is a good one for selecting api plans for mecanical seals with some field examples. LB

RE: API PLANS Applications

I will provide you an outline with the common API plans that are used for liquid seals.

Single seals
Horizontal pump
Plan 11

Veritcal pump
Plan 13

Boiler feed water
Plan 23 includes pumping ring and throat bushing

plan 62 at the atomsphere side
coking and crystallizing

Double/ Dual seals
Flashing hydrocarbon
plan 52

zero emission
plan 53A (plan 53 b and c)

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