See our article about Compression Packing that recently ran in Fluid Sealing News and Pumps and Systems Magazine: Pumps and Systems Magazine Fluid Sealing...read more
Graphite has qualities that make it a great choice for certain applications in the manufacturing world. Those qualities include its reaction to extreme temperatures as well as its flexibility when engineered a certain way. In the valve world, flexible graphite...read more
A proprietary process, developed by EGC Enterprises, eliminates the typical surface imperfections that can cause leakage in triple offset butterfly valves. Manufacturers of triple offset butterfly valves (TOBV’s) focus on achieving leak-free shut off, especially for...read more
Shaw-Almex, A Manufacturer of Conveyor Belt Vulcanizing Equipment, Chooses Q-Foil Flexible Graphite Thin-Film Heaters for Use on Its Small Vulcanizers
Q-Foil®, a Flexible Graphite Thin Film Heater from EGC Enterprises, Saves an Average of 40% in Electrical Energy Costs Conveyor belts are used in nearly every industry. But what happens if the belt breaks? Enter Shaw-Almex, out of Parry Sound, Ontario. They...read more
How An Asbestos Replacement Became A Silver Substitute It seems a little strange that a material first developed to replace a material as nasty as asbestos would then be recruited by the Navy to replace a metal as pure and precious as silver. Odd as it may be, it’s...read more
During a Nine Day Shutdown at Georgia Power, Industrial Valve Replaced Twenty Five Pressure Seals in Record Time with No Round-The-Clock Manpower.
In April of 2013, Industrial Valve reduced installation time from fourteen to six hours on pressure seals ranging from 900 to 4,500 pounds using the VSG Pro, a high-density graphite bonnet seal from EGC Enterprises. Typically, a power plant shuts down a couple of...read more
EGC Enterprises Publishes the Third in a Three Part Series on the Evolution of the Perfect Pressure Seal.
How EGC Developed an Aftermarket Product that is Faster and Less Expensive than the Metal Pressure Seal and is Perfect for Power Plant Maintenance and Valve Rebuilders. The VSG Pro requires no expensive tooling and can be completed in-house in only 48 hours making it...read more
How EGC Developed a Flexible Graphite Bonnet Seal that Consumes Less Time and Provided Real Cost Savings to Power Plants During Regularly Scheduled Maintenance. Chardon, OH (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Tested and approved by the Navy in 2003 for use in nuclear powered ships,...read more
The story about how Flexible Graphite, an asbestos replacement, became a silver substitute used in Standard Navy Control Valve designs aboard nuclear-propulsion vessels. It seems a little strange that a material first developed to replace a substance as nasty as...read more
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