American High Performance Seals

Rotary Seals

For sealing dynamic, rotary motion

Oil, Grease and Bearing Seals - High-Pressure Rotary Seals - High-Performance Rotary Seals - Swivel Seals - Split Rotary Seals - V-Rings - Labyrinth Seals - Show All

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The primary function of a rotary seal 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 leads to damage and premature failure of the bearing and other components.
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Our Rotary Seals are classified as follows:

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

Why American High Performance Seals?
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Availability Most standard or non-standard and application-specific designed rotary shaft seals, in inch or metric sizes, are available with a 1-4 day turnaround.

For your unique or special rotary seal application, 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.

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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

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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.
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Phone: 412-788-8815 • FAX: 412-788-8816 • Email:

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