Rotary Union suits abrasive fluid applications.

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Series 5000ASM provides rotating seal between fluids and revolving roll or drum. Seal is formed of tungsten carbide face ring against siliconized graphite seal ring for protection against grooving, and stainless steel wetted construction provides corrosion resistance. Fluorocarbon O-rings and 2 precision bearings keep the seal faces perfectly aligned. Operating parameters range up to 395°F, 750 psi, and 3,600 rpm for various models. Sizes range from ¼-2 in.

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The 5000ASM Series Rotary Union Excels in Abrasive Applications and Reduces Maintenance Costs

Charlotte, NC - Duff Norton offers the 5000ASM Series Rotary Union® for highly abrasive fluid applications. Rotary Unions or rotating joints are designed to provide a rotating seal between fluids and a revolving roll or drum. Commonly conducted media are water, hot oils, steam, chemicals, and air.

The ASM seal is a tungsten carbide face ring against a siliconized graphite seal ring, offering unsurpassed protection against grooving in applications where other materials fail.

Other features are a stainless steel wetted construction and hardware for superior corrosion resistance. The fluorocarbon O-rings and two precision bearings keep the 5000 series seal faces perfectly aligned. All sizes can be adapted to dual flow applications with the addition of a stainless steel elbow. Operating parameters range up to 395°, 750 psi, and 3600 RPM for various models. Sizes range from 1/4" to 2".

Years of service in tough field applications prove our Rotary Unions reduce production down times and require less maintenance than other types of sealing mechanisms.

Our products are widely used throughout all the process and related industries such as oil & gas extraction and refining, chemical, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, water and waste water, pulp and paper, rubber and plastics, and fiber and textiles. Common applications are dryer drums, extruders, laminators, press rolls, embossers, indexing tables, filtration systems, and cooling and heating rolls. Should you have further questions regarding how our products are used, please contact us.

Since our beginning, more than 100 years ago, Duff-Norton has earned a reputation for reliable, high quality products that meet the industrial lifting, positioning and transfer needs of our worldwide customers. Both our standard and custom designed products are subjected to the same rigorous testing throughout the design process to assure maximum performance and quality.

To contact Duff Norton visit our website, email, call 800-477-5002, fax 704-588-1994 or write to Duff-Norton Company, P.O. Box 7010, Charlotte, NC 28241-7010.

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