Measuring

Measuring the stuffing box accurately is vital to getting a proper and effective seal.

Click here for a handy Fractional to Decimal conversion chart

Download These Instructions
Tools Needed
CALIPERS
Telescoping Gauges
Rigid Piece of Wire or Allen Wrench
*OPTIONAL - Ruler or PI TAPE
Step 1.

Using an OD Caliper measure the diameter of the shaft. You can also use a Pi Tape if a caliper is not available or will not fit.

Measurement to 1/1000 required

Step 2.

Measure STUFFING BOX BORE.

Measurement to 1/1000 required

Step 3.

Measure STUFFING BOX DEPTH with Depth Blade on the Caliper or a ruler or tape measure.

Measurement to 1/100 required

Step 4.

Measure FLUSH HOLE DIAMETER.

Measurement to 1/100 required

Step 5.

Measure FLUSH HOLE LOCATION.

Measurement to 1/100 required

Step 6.

Measure DISTANCE TO NEAREST OBSTRUCTION (DNO).

Measurement to 1/100 required

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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