American High Performance Seals

Rotary Seals

Oil Seals, Grease Seals, Bearing Seals

Also known as Rotary Shaft Seals, Radial Lip Seal and Rotary Seals
for sealing dynamic, rotary motion

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Oil Seals, Grease Seals, Bearing Seals

The primary function of oil seals, grease seals and bearing seals is to retain the bearing lubricant and, secondarily, to enhance the performance and life of the bearing by minimizing dirt, oil and water ingress that results in damage and premature failure of the bearing and other components... More Info

Oil, Grease & Bearing Seals

Maximum 7psi (0.5bar)* pressure spikes
Maximum 5000fpm (25m/sec.), seals with dust lips 1800fpm (9m/sec.)*
Maximum PV 900 *(psi x fpm)

R1 R2 R9 R10
R25 R9HDL R230 R530

Other seal designs are available.

Contact us, request more information or call 1-800-283-7140 for immediate answers to your questions.

Why American High Performance Seals?... More Info

Availability Most standard or non-standard and application-specific designed oil, grease, bearing and rotary shaft seals in inch or metric sizes are available with a 1-4 day turnaround.

Seal Materials: The selection of the best material has a critical impact on achieving the best sealing performance. Our comprehensive range of leading edge standard-, high- and low-temperature materials include: High-performance Polyurethane (P101), Nitrile, Viton®, H-Nbr, PTFE (Teflon®), filled PTFE, Aflas®, Hytrel®, Kalrez®, EPDM, Silicone, FDA compliant materials, Nylon, Nylatron®, POM, UHMWPE, Tefzel®, and Peek, along with our proprietary specialized materials. More Info on Materials

For your unique or special oil, grease and/or bearing seal application, please contact our engineers to help you in specifying a seal that’s best suited for your situation.

* Maximum values depend on seal material, seal configuration, media, temperatures, pressures, surface speed and working environment. For maximum seal life expectancy, do not operate your seal beyond 75% of its operating limits. Please consult our engineers or call 1-800-283-7140 for advice.

Applications & Industries

AHP Seals Rotary Shaft Seals are currently in successful service in the following industries:

  • Agitators
  • Augers Mixers & Dryers
  • Casters
  • Crank Shaft
  • Drilling Spindles
  • Electric Motors
  • Fuel Handling Flexible
  • Couplings
  • Fuel Pumps
  • Gear Boxes
  • Gear Pumps
  • Geo-Rotors
  • Geo-Rotors
  • Hydraulic Motors & Pumps
  • Hydrostatic
  • Transmissions
  • Compressors
  • Liquid Handling Swivel
  • Joints
  • Propeller Shafts
  • Racing Engines
  • Rolling Mill
  • Vacuum Pumps
  • Wheel Hubs

American High Performance Seals assumes no obligation or liability for any advice furnished, or results obtained with respect to these products. All such advice is given and accepted at the buyer’s risk. This information, based on our experience, is offered as part of our service to customers. It is intended for use by persons having technical skill, at their own discretion and risk. We do not guarantee favorable results, and we assume no liability in connection with its use.



American High Performance Seals, Inc.
408 High Tech Dr.• Imperial Business Park•Oakdale, PA 15071
Phone: 412-788-8815 • FAX: 412-788-8816 • Email:

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