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Doctor Blades come in straight and beveled configurations.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Doctor Blades come in straight and beveled configurations.

Available in 7 wear-resistant materials, ProEdge(TM) Doctor Blades feature application-specific bevels and profiles for precise cleaning and metering performance. With standard bevels ranging from 22-45°, blades can be applied to flexographic and offset printing used in variety of industrial processing applications, including corrugating, converting, envelope, newspaper, and flexible...

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Rotary Joint targets steam and thermal oil applications.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Rotary Joint targets steam and thermal oil applications.

Designed for applications with rotating pipe and 2 flow passages, SNX self-supported rotary joint features convex seal ring, rotating horizontal pipe, and 2 carbon graphite support bearings that are widely-spaced to support joint. It is available with 1 in. threaded or quick-release flange nipple connection and is rated for up to 500°F, 300 psig, and 450 rpm for steam service. Joint can...

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Rotary Union suits heat transfer fluid applications.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Rotary Union suits heat transfer fluid applications.

Rated up to 500°F, 200 psig, and 3,500 rpm, RX Rotary Union is suited for high-temperature thermal oil applications. Tapered roller bearings support large radial and thrust loads, while bearing isolation barrier in seal chamber prevents moisture and contamination from entering bearing area. Available in sizes from 3/8 to 6 in. and in single- and dual-flow configurations, union also includes...

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Kadant Johnson Enhances Rotary Joint for Steam and Hot Oil Applications
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Kadant Johnson Enhances Rotary Joint for Steam and Hot Oil Applications

Three Rivers, Mich., January 6, 2009 - Kadant Johnson Inc., a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., recently redesigned its self-supported EL (Extended Life) series rotary joint line to offer easier handling, fewer components, and optimized seal geometry for thermal oil applications. According to Greg Wedel, president of Kadant Johnson Inc., The enhancements made to this rotary joint line were intended to...

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Environment-friendly Absorbent handles non-agressive liquids.
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Environment-friendly Absorbent handles non-agressive liquids.

Made from 100% recycled post-consumer paper waste, fiber-based industrial absorbent absorbs oils, solvents, lubricants, coolants, water, and non-aggressive liquids on contact. Product is created using fibrous sludge waste from select paper mills and has one-to-one weight-to-weight absorbency. Gran-sorb industrial absorbent is dust- and silica-free, leaves no stains, cleans up quickly, has low ash...

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Pinless Syphon Elbow suits steam-heated rotating cylinders.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Pinless Syphon Elbow suits steam-heated rotating cylinders.

Featuring integral locking mechanism that secures elbow into position, 45° Syphon Elbow is intended for installation on blind rolls or rolls with hand hole access. All components of elbow are constructed of stainless steel to provide corrosion-resistance. In addition, 45° angle results in less cantilever weight compared to long bent syphon pipe, causing less stress on horizontal syphon pipe...

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Thermocompressor optimizes steam-jet efficiency.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Thermocompressor optimizes steam-jet efficiency.

Customized to match unique characteristics of steam system, thermocompressor is used to recompress low-pressure steam and discharge steam at higher pressure. Geometric properties minimize consumption of high-pressure motive steam while optimizing flow characteristics. Available in sizes from 1.5-24 in., product helps reduce steam and energy consumption in new installations and can also serve as...

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Rotary Union is suited for water-cooling applications.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Rotary Union is suited for water-cooling applications.

Constructed with SS and bronze components, Over-The-Shaft (OTS) Rotary Union is custom-designed for machinery that requires cooling on drive side of driven rolls and for rolls that cannot accept axially-mounted rotary union. Mechanical seal version handles high speed applications up to 750 rpm, while soft seal version with Quad-Seal o-ring and thrust washer suits slower speed applications. Rated...

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Rotary Union suits water and thermal oil service.
Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Rotary Union suits water and thermal oil service.

Capable of intermittent dry running, RX Rotary Union features on-machine seal replacement, tungsten carbide counter seat, SS springs located outside flow area, and integral flange for rigid mounting. Optional isolation barrier in seal chamber extends bearing life. Available in sizes from 3/8-6 in. and in single- or dual-flow configurations, union is rated up to 500°F, 200 psig, and 3,500...

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Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Precision Unions suit through-spindle coolant applications.

Available for machine tool industry, Type G precision unions feature mechanical seal with laser etching on seal face that minimizes friction and delivers ability to increase rotational speed without causing decreases in seal life. Precision rotary union may be used with coolant, air, and hydraulic oil on transfer lines, gun drills, and spindle applications at speeds exceeding 50,000 rpm. Other...

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