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Hydraulic and Pneumatic Packings

Ensure Your Machinery Stays Up and Running

The need for a dependable hydraulic packing seal, or a pneumatic version, is great for production facilities and manufacturers who depend on these solutions to keep their reciprocating motion applications on task and online. Hydraulic and pneumatic packings keep machinery running and form seal assemblies that block or separate fluids.

Beacon Gasket & Seals specialize in hydraulic packings of up to 84” in diameter, and our large, diversified stock means we welcome rush orders. Be sure to contact our sales team for vital details and application specifications to make sure you get the hydraulic packing seal best suited for your unique circumstances.

Service Applications Served

  • Accumulators
  • Baling Presses
  • Die Cushions
  • Extrusion Presses
  • Fluid Transfer Pumps
  • Intensifiers
  • Jacks
  • Lifts
  • Pneumatic Cylinders
  • Forging Presses
  • Homogenizers
  • Hydraulic Cylinders
  • Injection Molding Presses
  • Rubber Molding Presses
  • Stamping Presses
  • Steam Hammers
  • Valve Stem Packing
  • Water Flood Pumps

Hydraulic Packing Seal Options

Listed below are selected products that are examples of some of the more popular packing choices we offer. Whatever your hydraulic or pneumatic pack seal requirements, however, we have an extensive inventory of manufacturing suppliers that can provide the tailored solutions you need. You can view many of our product data sheets in our Resources section, and can contact us any time for more information.

D/C Rings

Recommended services include:

  • Mechanical stamping and transfer presses including clutches, brakes, die
  • cushions and counterbalance cylinders
  • Pneumatic cylinders rods and pistons
  • Hydraulic cylinder rods and pistons up to 3,000 PSI continuous pressure
  • with pressure “spikes” up to 5,000 PSI
  • Hydraulic press rams in good condition

Lofilm Shallex Packing

This packing provides maximum security with virtually dry running capability. Lofilm Shallex Packing reduces the fluid film to a minimum level and performs well under adverse conditions, such rod misalignment. Efficient in split and well as endless construction, this packing does not require applied compression, and is safe to be considered for assembly in recess type housings.

Piston Cup & Flange Packings

Timely shipment is possible in popular and well-stocked sizes (up to 12” in diameter). Larger sizes can be manufactured to meet your specific requirements, and these packings come in a variety of materials to suit an extensive range of applications. Material choices include:

Leather — Specially treated for your application in a wider range of sizes with shorter delivery times than packings molded from homogeneous rubber or reinforced rubber combinations.

Reinforced Rubber — Available in various materials but limited to specific mold sizes.

Homogeneous Rubber — Available in various elastomers but limited to specific mold sizes.

Single Component Seals

Provided by James Walker manufacturing, the Solosele ‘G’ single component seal was designed to ‘float’ fit in its housing and acts as an easy retrofit into existing groves with few to no adjustments required. Gravity cylinders retract without ‘hanging up.’

Recommended applications include:

  • Upstroking presses, slabside or four poster, especially in the rubber molding and thermoset compression molding industry
  • Hydraulic cylinder piston heads and rods
  • Hydraulic control valves and accumulators
  • Gravity return presses requiring low friction characteristics
  • Older presses with scored rams, worn bushings and guides, etc. (sharp edges on scores should be smoothed)

Vee Type (Chevron®) Packing

This packing is available in a wide range of molded endless Vee Packing sizes. Large size press packings in 3/4”, 7/8” and 1” cross sections, from 18” to over 100” diameter cut from Garlock #432 Chevron® coil stock available and commonly eligible for same or next day shipment.