Compression packings: This packing is made to prevent leaks and control fluid loss. Made from soft, pliant materials compression packings seal all types of fluids including water, steam, acids, caustics, solvents, gases, oil and gasoline. Consisting of several rings inserted into the stuffing box between the rotating member and the body of the pump/valve. Tightening a gland against the top ring transmits pressure to the packing set, expanding the rings radially against the side of the stuffing box and rotating member.
- Paper and steel mills