What would you pay to have an All-Pro on your team?

  An athlete who throws more touchdowns or makes more tackles is worth more, right? What we see is the performance on the field and the contract that rewards it. What we don’t see is all the hours of effort that athlete puts in behind the scenes to make that...

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Out of Round? No Problem!

A valve was over-pressurized in a west coast nuclear power plant.  It led to an extreme condition called out-of-round in the pressure seal cavity.  They called the manufacturer but there was no way to machine the cavity back to accepting a metal seal. And, it would...

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Seals in all sizes. And engineering expertise to match.

When Rob Garlock, our lead pressure seal design engineer, looked at the valve print he couldn’t believe his eyes.  This wasn’t anything close to a typical pressure seal, which usually measures somewhere between 4 to 24 inches. This pressure seal was 45 inches in...

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Easy to install. Easy to remove. Take that metal seals!

Yes, a VSG graphite pressure seal is a retrofit for any metal seal. Yes, it’s conformable and compressible and handles thermal cycles time after time. Yes, it can be delivered to your door in no more than 48 hours. BUT, do you know how easy it is to remove from the...

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The Powell Valve. Precision for a new ball-game.

The William Powell Company has been making gate, globe and check valves since 1846. They serve markets like petrochem, pulp and paper and power generation all of which are very high pressure. And, there’s something unique that’s found on high-pressure Powell valves,...

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As any pro athlete knows, rings are better in bunches.

You’ve removed the valve bonnet and replaced the metal seal with a brand new, VSG pressure seal. But what about the stem packing? You’ve got to replace that too, right? Most repair guys go to their truck and get out braided packing. Then, they cut every ring by hand,...

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The Backing Ring. Sound Sealing Sense!

There is nothing worse than a pressure seal leak or blowout in a plant when it is running. So, it is important to understand the key factors when replacing one in the field. Our Engineering team has spent three decades designing various graphite pressure seal...

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From out-of-round to in-a-jiffy

You’re doing maintenance on a check valve and repairing the seat. So, you’ve removed the bonnet to get to the trim and find the pressure seal cavity is damaged.  Now your work has doubled. But when every minute is money, how do you make sure you’ve got the right...

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Let us help you seal the deal

If you’re a valve repair and maintenance customer and you bought the VSG graphite pressure seal during the spring outage, we want to thank you for your business. But maybe, you haven’t purchased yet and still have some doubts about how severe service graphite pressure...

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EGC Enterprises Inc.

140 Parker Court
Chardon, OH 44024

Phone 1-800-EGC-0211 (U.S.A. only)
or 440-285-5835
Fax 440-285-8337

Email | egc@egcgraphite.com