Rotary Seal Blog

Blogging is a way for Kalsi Engineering to provide up to date information more quickly than we can through traditional information channels like our seal handbook and static web pages. Here you will learn how we are working to solve industry problems through posts about new rotary seal products and posts about testing directed at specific industry problems and applications. You will also learn about the people who make it all happen, as we highlight the achievements and milestones in their lives. Visit our blog for the latest information on Kalsi-brand rotary seals and other Kalsi Engineering products and services.

A revision of the Kalsi Seal Handbook™

Our online seal handbook, which provides guidelines for implementing Kalsi-brand rotary shaft seals in rotating equipment, has been revised. Highlights of the revisions follow. Chapter D7 “Extrusion gap considerations” — […]

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Video of a 368-hour, 10,000 psi washpipe test

Plastic Lined Kalsi Seals™ have the most pressure capacity of any polymeric rotary shaft seal. This video explains why.     We are pleased to announce a new video (above) […]

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Testing Hybrid mud motor seals with increased compression

In late 2019 we blogged about concentric and eccentric testing of Kalsi-brand rotary seals with dynamic lips that were significantly wider than those of our 507-series Wide Footprint Seals™. The […]

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Kalsi Engineering COVID-19 safety measures

As a critical provider of products and engineering services to nuclear power plants and the oil and gas industry, Kalsi Engineering has taken various steps to promote safety and preserve […]

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A new video about high-pressure oil seal testing

Our new generation of high pressure rotary shaft seals is redefining the pressure capacity of high pressure rotating equipment. This video explains how we did it. Here is a new […]

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Recipient of the Warner Professional Practice Award

Kalsi Engineering employee Lannie Dietle is the 2020 recipient of Epsilon Pi Tau’s Region 1 Warner Professional Practice Award for exemplary achievement as a practitioner in a technology profession. A […]

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400 psi reverse pressure testing with runout

In a previous blog, we reported on successful 162°F (72.2°C) tests of the tanged 3.00” (76.2mm) PN 701-10-11 rotary shaft seals with 0.010” (0.25m) intentional runout. In one test, the […]

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