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#1956822 - 07/17/10 06:35 PM oil for seal chambers centrifucal pumps
ronmonical Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 3
Loc: castaic california
hey i'm trying to get my company to look at the oils where using for the seal chambers on our flygt,homa and ksb pumps, where using a 40wt engine oil now but i think a lighter 20wt oil more suited for wet and buna n rubber is needed. I've gotten recomendations from corn oil tellus-100 to 30wt engine oil. what do you say. by the way i didn't know corn oil came in different weights. the 40wt churnes into a goey mess. do i want a oil that wont mix with water or one that does?

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#1958743 - 07/19/10 01:11 PM Re: oil for seal chambers centrifucal pumps [Re: ronmonical]
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Registered: 02/04/07
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what are these pumps being used for?
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#1959110 - 07/19/10 07:50 PM Re: oil for seal chambers centrifucal pumps [Re: onion]
ronmonical Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
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Loc: castaic california
influent pumps ksb 350/500/1268x got recomendation from ksb to use anyone of these exxon marcol #87, amoco superla white mineral oil #9, conoco pale paraffin oil 10, shell shellflex 210, unocal unax 22, lyondell duoprime oil 90 or any brand vegetable oil. want to use turbine oil cause i got plenty or corn oil cause its easy to get


Edited by ronmonical (07/19/10 07:58 PM)

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