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Reduce Leakage with Compliant Brush Seals

Brush Seals White PaperLeakage through seals can be a major contributor to efficiency losses in industrial gas turbines, steam turbines and compressors.

Brush seals reduce the "leakage gap" between the sealing surface and rotor. The compliancy of a brush seal allows the bristles to deflect with minimal wear, thereby maintaining a small leakage gap over time and increasing operational efficiencies. 

Brush seals have been shown to reduce labyrinth leakage by up to 80%.

Download our Brush Seals White Paper to learn how Waukesha Bearings evaluates applications for brush seal solutions.