Single lip metal cased grease seal

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Single lip metal cased grease seal

Premium general purpose springless grease seal with integrated metal reinforcement element for press-in fitment in an open housing.  Designed to control leakage in grease-packed bearings.

This type is also the most economical design for general purpose rotary sealing applications.  The springless lip imparts low friction and heat generation.   The metal case is exposed to the elements and to the fluid; however, the application of an optional sealant coating to the case improves both static sealing and corrosion resistance between the housing and the seal OD.  This is an excellent low friction seal for non-pressurized media such as grease or highly viscous fluids.




Operating Range
MaterialContinuous PressureMax. Pressure SpikeTemperatureSurface Speed
Duralast 8838-LF3psi (0.2bar)7psi (0.5bar)-4 to 392°F (-20 to 200°C)Up to 7,000 fpm (35m/s)
Duralast 5117-LF3psi (0.2bar)7psi (0.5bar)-13 to 212°F (-25 to 100°C)Up to 2,600 fpm (13m/s)
Fluoroelastomer (FKM),Viton®3psi (0.2bar)7psi (0.5bar)-4 to 392°F (-20 to 200°C)Up to 6,000 fpm (30m/s)
Nitrile (NBR)3psi (0.2bar)7psi (0.5bar)-13 to 212°F (-25 to 100°C)Up to 2,400 fpm (12m/s)
Size Table (Inch)Standard sizes listed below are preferred sizes for new design applications; however, we offer any other seal size as required. Seals are available for any shaft diameter size in 0.001 inch increments, including Functional Range.
A
Shaft Diameter
CS
Cross-section
D
Bore Diameter
LF
C
Chamfer
R1
Radius
Standard RangeFunctional RangeTolerance*D=ToleranceTol. +0.010/-0min.max.
0.200-0.599"0.200 - 5.000"+/-0.0033/16A + 0.375+/-.0010.2620.2100.0400.020
0.600-1.299"0.200 - 6.000"+/-0.0031/4A + 0.500+/-.0010.262
0.210
0.050
0.020
1.300 - 2.299"
0.200 - 7.000"
+/-0.003
5/16
A + 0.625
+/-.001
0.325
0.265
0.050
0.020
2.300 - 3.299"
0.250 - 10.000"
+/-0.003
3/8
A + 0.750
+/-.001
0.387
0.300
0.060
0.020
3.300 - 7.999"
0.500 - 15.000"
+/-0.004
1/2
A + 1.000
+/-.0015
0.512
0.425
0.090
0.030
8.000 - 15.999"1.000 - 63.000"+/-0.0053/4A + 1.500+/-.0020.6370.5300.1300.030
16.000 - 30.999"1.000 - 63.000"+/-0.0063/4A + 1.500+/-.0030.6370.5300.1500.030
31.000 - 63.000"
consult with Ahpseals engineering
*Standard cross-sections (CS) listed and non-standard sizes can be provided for any shaft size up to 63 inches.
Surface finish: Shaft (A) plunge ground, zero lead, Ra 8-16µin - Housing (D,L) Ra 32-63µin.
Shaft material hardness min. RC45. See Technical Info for more specific information.

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