The Isomag bearing isolators proved worthwhile when leaks and bearing contamination no longer occurred. While effectively protecting the bearings, these Isomag bearing isolators also left the shafts of the gearbox unharmed.
Isomag bearing isolators are the best of both worlds! Isomag bearing isolators are a positive seal that wont damage the shafts of your gearbox, and work in horizontal or vertical up or down positions for the right angle gearboxes.
Since installed in 2015, the end user reports that the seals are running smoothly at low temperatures with no evidence of water contamination. The old practice of evaporating water out of the oil twice a year is no longer necessary.
With a need for a longer run time and a positive seal, Shell specified Isomag to replace the incumbent lip seal. Isomag bearing isolators do not damage the host equipment and fit into place with the need for modification. The pump has been in operation for 4 years now...