Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] shaft seal for Calpeda AC pump -FOUND
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Thanks- Been there done that
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Sent: Friday, July 28, 2017 11:47 AM
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] shaft seal for Calpeda AC pump -FOUND
Yes, these 12mm seals are very common...I bought some in Penang, Malaysia for about $5.00US. You need to ensure, with a magnet test, that the spring in stainless steel...you know about "Chinese Stainless Steel."
Be sure to completely clean the cavity that one side of the seal "seats" into...probably not a bad idea to use RTV to "seat" the seal into the cavity.
As you are aware, I mistakenly said this was a 10mm mechanical seal...not so. It is a 12mm seal and can be found in many Amel models on the low pressure 150-160l Dessalator pump, the AFMA freshwater pump, and the Calpeda A/C saltwater pump...all are impeller-driven pumps.
CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Amel School www.amelschool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550