How to Replace Mechanical Seals in Centrifugal Pumps
Mechanical seals are used in centrifugal pumps to keep water or any liquid from making contact with the delicate parts of the machine. They are situated on the shaft of the motor. Regular maintenance of these seals is needed to ensure there are no leaks. This article teaches you how to replace the mechanical seal. You will need to purchase a new seal to be able to follow these instructions.
1 Turn off the power
2 Cut the plumbing 3 Disconnect the pump
4Dismantle the centrifugal pump's impeller 5Remove the seal
6Replace the seal 7Screw on the impeller. 8Reconnect the pump.
9Reconnect the centrifugal pump
10Restart the machine