A pump’s bearings are responsible for supporting the shaft and constraining motion in order to locate the impeller in the correct position both radially and axially within the pump casing. Different types of bearings are used depending on the specific application, load type, and how much motion is allowable and in which directions. Bearings used in pump systems include antifriction bearings, sleeve bearings and thrust bearings. Bearing failure is a common cause of pump downtime, making the type of bearing used an important consideration in pump design.

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GRAPHALLOY® bushings and case wear rings can improve the reliability and efficiency of your API and non-API pumps. In horizontal and vertical pumps, self-lubricating, non-galling GRAPHALLOY won’t seize or gall if run dry or with marginal lubrication…

Kelair Pumps is a privately-owned pump company that commenced operations in 1975. Our mission is to provide our clients with a range of world renowned high-quality products supported by knowledgeable staff. We take pride in our pump knowledge and…