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Basic rules of equipment conditions and mechanical seals

Basic rules of equipment conditions and mechanical seals


RULE 1: The rotating shaft should not be bent and will rotate about its true axis


RULE 2: The rotating shaft supported by its bearing should not move axially (along its axis) more than 0.005 inches or 0,13 mm. 


RULE 3: The mounting surface must be perpendicular to the rotating shaft.