×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Water reactive bulkhead seal -Shaft runout

Water reactive bulkhead seal -Shaft runout

Water reactive bulkhead seal -Shaft runout

(OP)
Hello all,
We have to select water reactive bulkhead seal for the passenger boat. We are engine dealer but customer is insisting to provide solution for the bulkhead seal. Customer has shaft running from engine to stern drive that is 66'' long. In between the stern drive and engine they will have chamber, the hole of the chamber from which shaft will pass will have water reactive seals.
Does anyone in the group has experience calculating dynamic radial clearance required between shaft and lip of bulkhead seal?

Thanks

RE: Water reactive bulkhead seal -Shaft runout

That will be provided by your seal supplier. There are many types of bulkhead seals and each will have unique installation requirements.

I strongly advise against building your seal before final engine alignment. Do your engine alignment and bring a line boring outfit on to machine the bulkhead AFTER final engine alignment. Plan ahead, install thick plates in the bulkheads to give material to machine into. This is the best way to install such seal systems.

You could use pourable chocking to align your seal after the fact but I think you'll find this route considerably more expensive than PLANNING to use the machine in place route.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login



News


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close