Mechanical Seal Identification Tool

This tool is designed to help you visually identify a mechanical seal, without any advanced mechanical seal knowledge, by selecting the key design features. Using this tool will help you understand the type of seal you have and if you do wish to get in touch it will aid us in helping you.

Please make note of the areas on the pictures highlighted in red, these indicated where you are looking on the seal to identify the relevant feature.

If you already know the type of seal you need or have a model number of seal or pump then feel free to use our Mechanical Seal Enquiry Form at any point

Conical Spring

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These seals have a conically shaped spring to secure the head and grip the shaft. They also have o-ring mounted faces

Elastomeric Bellows

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The primary component in this type of seal is the elastomer bellow highlighted in red.

Parallel Spring

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The springs of this seal group are parallel to the shaft. 

Multiple Springs

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These mechanical seals are energised by multiple coils.

Wave Spring

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These mechanical seals are energised by a sinusoidal wave spring.

Water Pump Seals

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These seals are commonly found in domestic or commercial water pumps. Please use our form for this type of seal.

Any advice or information which Totally Seals may offer to Buyers or prospective Buyers is given to the best of Totally Seals' ability, having regard to the relevant factors known to them, but is given expressly without any liability on Totally Seals' part.