ANSI/API Seal Pots
Carotek is an industrial seal pot manufacturer offering standard and custom built ANSI / API Plan 52/53 mechanical seal pot systems for industrial, chemical, gas, and oil applications. Seal pots provide a protective buffer between the product and the atmosphere, and isolate products being pumped from the atmosphere. As a safety measure, seal pots perform a vital duty protecting the environment and humans from the dangers of hazardous materials.
Our Seal Pots our fully Made in America and meet all the requirements of API 682, 4th edition specification. ANSI Units are standard elliptical head, sch. 10 pipe, and the reservoir contains 2 to 5 gallons of buffer fluid to meet your seal and process needs. The material of the units is in standard 304 SS, 316L SS. Our modular designs are adaptable and can be combined with level switch/transmitters, pressure switch/transmitters, air coolers, and pumps for a wide variety of applications. They are durable, flexible, and offer reliable performance for your demanding operations.
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API PLAN 52 ANSI PLAN 7352
Non-pressurized external reservoir system that acts as a protective buffer between the product and the atmosphere. Multiple seal arrangements are used to isolate toxic gases and fluids that can change state when exposed to the atmosphere. Buffer fluid is circulated between the inner and outer seal chamber using forced circulation with a circulating ring or pump.
Carotek also provides cooling coils to be placed in the seal reservoir to help reduce flashing of the product or the buffer fluid. A standard inner seal safely vents vapor to a recovery system so that zero emissions are achieved.
API PLAN 53 ANSI PLAN 7353
Pressurized external barrier fluid reservoir system that supplies clean fluid to a pressurized dual mechanical seal with forced circulation. Pressurized barrier fluid is used to lubricate both the inner and outer seal faces. Maintaining the barrier fluid at pressure 25 to 30 psi above the seal chamber pressure insures barrier lubrication of the inboard seal faces. The API PLAN 53 guarantees zero emissions to the atmosphere.
- Modular design for various combinations of instruments and components
- Built in refill pumps, slide brackets, transmitters, switches and cooling coils
- Meets all API 682 guidelines
- Ranges available in two standard sizes with ellipsoidal heads
- Standard designs lowers nitrogen regulator and pressure instruments to the bottom head of the reservoir for easy maintenance
|•||Cooling Coil: ½" x 20' 304 SS standard||•||Level Gauges: Weld Pad|
|•||SS wetted orifice union||•||Pressure Gauge: standard 2 ½" SS dial|
|•||Pressure or Level switch||•||Block/Bleed valve|
|•||Vent and Drain valves||•||Piping and Fittings as required|
|•||Hydro Test Optional – required per API||•||Air tested to 100 PSI standard|
|•||Carbon steel/Epoxy painted stand as standard, SS on request|
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