The packing LATTYflon 7189 has been developed to meet the requirements of mining industries in order to improve the MTBF ON phosphate sludge pumps where abrasion is high. This packing grade proved very effective and economically interesting in harsh environments.
In the paper, mining, quarrying and sugar industries where the environments are harsh, the expectations of equipment manufacturers who manage the waste water treatment and the extraction of raw materials are now seeking to reduce water consumption and to improve the robustness of the equipment.
The packing LATTYflon 7189 is made up of compound yarns on both external friction faces and its core made up of graphite yarns provides excellent elastic recovery. Moreover, the packing is impregnated throughout during the plaiting operation, thereby further reducing friction. Supple and robust, it is easily fitted, requires few retightening operations once installed, thereby reducing running-in time and optimizing the maintenance time.
This new packing offers a decisive advantage for the preservation of shaft sleeves as it can be used without a lantern, thereby reducing the water consumption required for its operation. These lanterns are fed by other pumps which draw unclean water from water tanks or from artificial ponds. When these pumps break down, the sludge pump lanterns are no longer fed, their stuffing box deteriorate, then rapidly damaging in turn the shaft sleeves.
About LATTY International S.A. :
Founded in 1920, LATTY International S.A. is run by Christian-Xavier LATTY, the founder’s grandson and guarantor of the company’s long experience in its core activity, namely industrial sealing solutions. From the outset, LATTY International S.A.’s customers have benefited from its know-how in the design, creation and development of manufacturing processes for sealing solutions.
LATTY International S.A. makes and markets a very wide range of sealing-related products including packings, sealing rings and packing rings, mechanical seals and flange gaskets used in a number of sectors both in France and in export markets, which provide 40% of the company’s revenues.
LATTY International S.A. has built its reputation on compliance with very strict quality rules that guarantee product repeatability, product security and maintenance cost reductions, in particular in the nuclear sector, which requires sealing solutions for the most critical applications.
LATTY International S.A.’s main markets are the energy, agri-food, pharmaceutical, chemical, petrochemical, cosmetic industries, etc. but solutions are also developed for OEMs in the manufacture of pumps and industrial valves.
LATTY International S.A. invests over 5% of its annual revenues in R&D. The company runs its own test platform at its production site at Brou in the Eure et Loir (France). LATTY International S.A.
57 bis rue de Versailles
Phone: +33 1 69 86 13 50
Fax: +33 2 37 44 77 55