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Blackmer® is the leading global provider of innovative, high-quality sliding vane, centrifugal, screw and regenerative turbine pump, and reciprocating gas compressor technologies for the safe transfer of liquids and gases.

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Blackmer provides innovative product transfer solutions for many markets and applications, including in the chemical process, energy, transport, military & marine; general industrial, and oil & gas industries.

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Seal of Approval: Seal-Less Pumps Make Their Case

by PSG | Oct 18, 2019

The stable of industrial pumping technologies welcomed a significant new addition around 30 years ago when pumps that could be termed, interchangeably, as seal-less, seal-free or leak-free were introduced to the chemical-processing market. Early iterations of seal-less pumps were required to perform one primary task: better prevent the leakage of hazardous materials than sealed pumps through a seal-less design. However, these first generation seal-less pumps were not readily embraced in the beginning for two main reasons.

  • Potential users were leery that the early seal-less designs could, in fact, live up to their leak-free promise
  • Seal-less pumps were generally more expensive than their sealed counterparts

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