• Corpus ID: 150200413

Evaluating leakage from radial lip seals affected by bearing area of shaft topography

@inproceedings{Kozuch2018EvaluatingLF,
  title={Evaluating leakage from radial lip seals affected by bearing area of shaft topography},
  author={Emilia Kozuch and Petros Nomikos and Ramin Rahmani and Nicholas J. Morris and H. Rahnejat},
  year={2018}
}
This paper investigates the influence of shaft surface topography upon seal leakage, when using different surface finishing and manufacturing techniques. A hydrodynamic model is used to determine the generated pressure distribution within the seal-shaft contact. Pertinent statistical parameters are selected to distinguish between the various shaft surface topographies, which can contribute to an effectively sealed conjunction. Results obtained from the hydrodynamic model shows the creation of… 

Figures from this paper

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 11 REFERENCES

Hydrodynamic Analysis of the Flow in a Rotary Lip Seal Using Flow Factors

The flow field in the lubricating film of a rotary lip seal is analyzed numerically by solving the Reynolds equation with flow factors. The behavior of such a flow field is dominated by the…

Rotary Shaft Seals: The Sealing Mechanism of Synthetic Rubber Seals Running at Atmospheric Pressure

The paper describes an investigation to establish the mechanism by which sealing is achieved in the conventional synthetic rubber oil seal when used on a rotating shaft.After demonstrating that the…

Combined experimental and multiphase computational fluid dynamics analysis of surface textured journal bearings in mixed regime of lubrication

This paper investigates the effect of surface texturing in a partial pad journal bearing through a series of controlled experiments at operating conditions, promoting mixed or boundary regimes of…

Fundamentals of Tribology