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Beyond Green - Extraordinary Water Savings with AESSeal Water Management Systems

AESSEAL is dedicated to reducing industrial water consumption by employing highly innovative water management systems. One northern California company immediately saved 60,000 gallons of water a day in 2008!

To address the shortcomings of the standard industrial seal support systems, AESSEAL has developed a range of modular systems which bring about a revolution in mechanical seal support methodology. These systems are maintenance friendly and require no external compressed air or gas pressurization. They are also largely self-regulating and self-operating, and do not require any manual intervention for refilling.

IndustryUptime can help you determine where you can save water in your mechanical seal and pump operations. We have experts on staff who can answer your questions and help you get started!

AESSEAL Water Management Systems WaterRead below for examples of practices benefited by the addition of an AESSEAL water management system:

AESSeal water management technology delivers vastly reduced plant water consumption rates and increased seal life, increasing sustainable water and energy savings.

Previous practices of supporting mechanical seals with water use large amounts of water, and, in some cases, produce water effluent which subsequently needs to be treated, adding more cost. When mechanical seals are supported with water, pressurized plant water is taken and injected into the 'flush' port of the seal in an effort to keep contamination away from the seal faces. The two key impacting negatives here are the high water consumption and the high cost of removing the injected water by evaporation further along in the manufacturing process.

Typical water consumption of a single mechanical seal can be over 3 gallons a minute, which can total to 1.7 million gallons per year for just one pump. Another method of supporting a mechanical seal is by using a 'quech to drain' arrangement. In this case, a double mechanical seal is supported by supplying water to the 'quench' port. This water then cools and lubricates the seal faces, and exits via the 'drain' port. This method uses millions of gallons per year, and the waste water must be treated as effluent, adding additional cost.

The API Plan 54 method of seal support involves feeding a number of mechanical seals from a common water header. The water passes through the mechanical seals and discharges to a common drain. This contaminated water is then treated and in some cases re-circulated back to the common water header tank. Not only does this process incur costs associated with water treatment, but occasionally the whole water header can become contaminated due to process upsets. The costs associated with decontamination can be extremely high.

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