Updated: Jan 21
Goulds 3SV Pumps are an extremely popular pump found in chemical plants and the oil and gas industry across the world. The 3SV process pump for the chemical and petrochemical industries is a vertical, 11 stage high pressure pump with radial/mixed flow single entry impellers, these pumps have proven to be robust and reliable in chemical plants, pipelines, and refineries.
Usually the 3SV line is equipped with a labyrinth from the OEM. Which has commonly been found to have an oil leakage issue. Many customers have tried other style labyrinths which typically fair better on the leaks. However since most of these pumps are in oil bath or oil mist lubrication environments, positive sealing is needed for extended maintenance cycles. Isomag magnetic bearing isolators are a positive seal and will hold oil in, and keep the external contaminates out of the bearing housing. HPCL in India has two refineries that have found Isomag magnetic bearing isolators to be their best solution for maintaining their maintenance lifetime goals.
A brochure for Isomag bearing isolators for pumps can be found here. Also as a reminder, Isomag bearing isolators can be custom made to fit your machine. Contact our customer service team and we will help you find the ideal solution for your needs.