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MEASURING THE STUFFING BOX

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

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TOOLS NEEDED

Calipers

Telescoping Gages

Rigid Piece of wire bent 90 degrees at one end.

(or an Allen wrench)

Optional

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 about measuring your stuffing box?

CONTACT US.

64 Servistar Industrial Way

Westfield, MA 01085

Phone: 413-564-5202

Fax: 413-564-5203

MADE IN THE U.S.A.

Designed &
Manufactured in Westfield, MA