Barrier Fluid

Barrier Fluid

  •  A barrier fluid is a media used for flushing of the seal faces in a double mechanical seal.

  • As the name suggests it  acts as a barrier between the process media within the mixing vessel and the flushing fluid.
  • It is maintained at a higher pressure than the process fluid to ensure that only the barrier fluid film remains across the seal faces all the time.
  • The barrier fluid takes away the heat generated due to friction between the mechanical seal faces.
  • The barrier fluid is stored in a pressure pot and is circulated through the mechanical seal with appropriate piping connections.

Related terms – Double mechanical seal

Need a Mixer,

Contact us:

Unique Mixers & Furnaces Pvt Ltd
Contact Person: Mr Jayesh R Tekchandaney,
Phone – +91-22-25801214/25822385
Website -