Agitators

Close up of a PackRyt BLR - Bearing with integrated Lantern Ring and Premium Mechanical Packing

Sidewall agitators generally suffer  from excessive shaft runout due to long shaft cantilever designs with high weight rotors at the very end. Gravity is in effect as well, with many shafts sitting low in the stuffing box.

PackRyt®’s solve both of these problems.  If the shaft is sitting low ,totally within the existing stuffing box a PackRyt® bearing (BLR) is installed first ,after slightly loosening the outer bearing supports. Due to the extremely close clearances of the bearing, the shaft is thus virtually centered in the box and the outer bearing caps are shimmed and locked down. This is a one-time operation. The sealing rings are then added and snugged down.

As the closest member to the tank, the stuffing box houses the PackRyt® bearing which removes existing shaft runout within the entire sealing area.

As a centered and supported shaft, with patented SealRyt® packing, a sidewall agitator can be expected to run for years of trouble-free operation.

See also, ORM’s for use with mechanical seals

Locking collar for ORM’s

Line shaft bearings

Questions? Ask our Engineers.

SealRyt Corp. is the industry leader in rotating shaft sealing technology. Our engineers have years of experience in the science of sealing. That's why we hold multiple patents on sealing technology. That's also why our products last longer, get better results, and simply seal better than any other products available.

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