Case Studies

Case Studies

CASE STUDIES

EXTENDED SERVICE LIFE FOR OZ LABYRINTH SEAL

Product : Labyrinth Seal | Industry: Mining

Years of seal experience has allowed Oz Seals to understand the importance of an extended seal life.  The Oz Labyrinth Seal guarantees superior protection by excluding contaminants and water, reduce greasing intervals and extend bearing service life

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NEW AND IMPROVED OZ HYDRAULIC VALVE SEAL

Product: Hydraulic Valve Seal | Industry: Hydraulic Valves and Control Units

Elastomer based O-Rings are the root cause of these leakages. With time, pressure and temperature, elastomer based materials will have a permanent deformation – causing the O-Rings to loose their shape and eventually their sealing function.

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CUSTOM, SUPERIOR NON CONTACT SEAL DESIGN

Product: Custom Labyrinth Seal | Industry: Mining Draglines

As Labyrinth seals are the first barrier of protection to prevent bearing failure, the maze-like pattern that is formed by machining and forming different angles prevents contaminants and splashing liquids from hitting the bearing.

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PRECISION MANUFACTURING FOR LARGE CUSTOM SEALS

Product: Custom Tank Vessel Seal | Industry: Oil Refinery | Client: Caltex

Oz Seals received an inquiry for a large custom door seal, The client required a seal with a dimension of 1.100 mm. Additionally, the seal that was required had to manufactured in one-piece with no joint marks.

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QUICK TURNAROUND ON LARGE CUSTOM SEALS

Product: Bearing seal | Industry: Truck Mining Trailers | Client: Reid Engineering & Drake Trailers

Oz Seals machined up a custom wiper seal with an internal diameter of 1 Metre to Reid Engineering & Earthmoving. They were servicing on a broken down trailer from Drake Trailers. The Oz special wiper seal was to replace a deteriorating wheel dolley, bearing seal that was supplied by Rothe Erde Bearing.

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OZ SEALS NOW MANUFACTURES CUSTOM HKS SEALS

Product: Hydraulic Rotary Actuators | Industry: Earthmoving equipment

Oz Seals custom HKS seals are guaranteed to be manufactured with unsurpassed quality, safety and performance.

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HIGH PERFORMANCE POLYURETHANE VS OZ RED SUPER POLYMER

Product: HPU VS ORSP | Industry: Custom Seal Manufacturing

High Performance Polyurethane (HPU) and Oz Red Super Polymer (ORSP), Oz Seals manager Marc Prinz conducted various tests to showcase the superiority of the Oz Red Super Polymer (ORSP).

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SUPER POLYMERS – TOUGH, LOW FRICTION, WEAR, CHEMICAL & HEAT RESISTANT

Product: Super polymer seal | Industry: Metal, Recycling and Waste | Client: Clean Away

The range of super polymers are a cut above the rest as they are thermoset and spin cast.  What is unique about these super polymers is the way they were processed. 

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SEALING SOLUTIONS

PRODUCT PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT

Product: OZ ZL packing chamber | Industry: All industries

Replaces mechanical seals in industrial pumping applications which results in energy and water savings.

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PRODUCT PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT

Product: PAS 8

A pnuematic rod seal, wiper and guidance system that is used for rods in pneumatic cylinders which combines functioning features such as: Sealing and Wiping

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PRODUCT PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT

Product: Labyrinth Seal

A type of mechanical seal that helps to prevent leakage.  Helps prevent the leakage of the oil lubricating the bearing.

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PRODUCT PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT

Product: Single Cartridge Seal

An exceptional high temperature seal, It’s seal design improves film formation between the mechanical seal faces and significantly enhances face lubricity. 

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PRODUCT PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT

Product: Spring energized seals

A reliable option compared to standard elastomer-based and polyurethane-based seals as they do not meet the operating limits, equipment parameters and even the environmental conditions of the application.

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