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Thursday 5th May 2016

Packings Division News

The Technical taskforce of the Packing Division met on April 11th to discuss current subjects. CETIM joined the meeting and presented the progress on the valve packing characterization project and the pump friction study. Good progress has been made on both of these projects and CETIM will be present at the AGM in Essen.

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Thursday 5th May 2016

Valve World article: Primary flange forces (2)

The new article written for Valve World was released in the May issue of Valve World. Following Part 1, in which Randy Wacker discussed how flange forces directly affect gasket stresses, Part 2 discusses the correct flange forces considerations, the two most common sources of uncontrolled forces and what can be done to ensure they’re maintained with  acceptable values.

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Thursday 5th May 2016

Research work of Dr Susan Michaelis to be presented at ESA AGM

We are pleased to confirm that Dr Susan Michaelis will be a guest speaker at this years AGM. Susan presentation focusses on an application issue with Mechanical Seals within the airline industry.

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Thursday 5th May 2016

The ESA at the Fluid Sealing 2016 Conference

In March the ESA supported the 23rd BHR Group Sealing Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester, UK. As well as a presentation and update on the ESA from Mark Neal, Andrew Douglas from the James Walker Group presented a paper on the Low Temperature test work and research that the Elastomeric and Polymeric division has been undertaking. The conference lasted for 3 days and was very well attended by a number of organisations not just in Europe but from around the world.

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Thursday 5th May 2016

Expansion Joints Division News

For the moment we are working on a series of technical articles about typical challenges by expansion joint designs. Often the wrong design and first fit of gas turbine exhausts causes the failures.  These together with a general update will soon be published on the Expansion Joints Division web page.

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Wednesday 4th May 2016

How to create a LinkedIn Company Page?

So far, we focused on using LinkedIn professional social network through personal LinkedIn profiles. Today we’d like to show you how to create a LinkedIn profile for your company. It will help you build brand awareness by sharing interesting and useful updates, promote products and services to customers and prospects and recruiting talents.

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Tuesday 5th April 2016

The Mechanical Sealing Technology Seminar: a special rate for ESA Members

The ESA has been able to agree a special rate for members wishing to attend The Mechanical Sealing Technology Seminar, which takes place at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in London on April 13th 2016. Members, who would like to attend the event, have the same preferential rate as IMechE members (260 GBP + VAT).

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Tuesday 16th February 2016

ESA Annual General Meeting 2016

We are pleased to confirm that this years Annual General Meeting will be held between 17th and 19th May at the Atlantic Congress Hotel near Dusseldorf airport, 20 mins by Taxi. There will be Divisional meetings on the Tuesday and Thursday together with updates on all manner of subjects on the Wednesday.

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Monday 15th February 2016

How to grow your professional network on LinkedIn?

LinkedIn is a professional social network, therefore networking is one of the basic purpose of it. To make the most of it, you need to establish connections as a start and interact with them. We’ve already explained how to gain access to decision makers through LinkedIn. Here are a few more tips on how to grow your LinkedIn network.

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Monday 15th February 2016

ESA Market Statistics

The results of latest market analysis (Mechanical Seals for the forth quarter of 2015 and for ESA + FSA MSD for the second half of 2015) are in. They are available to all the companies participating in our periodical surveys and are covering various industry sectors. They provide currency value by country or region and enable participants to see market developments and trends.

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Monday 15th February 2016

Message from Mike Shorts, FSA President

As I am sure that most reading this will have some familiarity with the state of global industrial activity, there is no need to go into the impacts it seems to be having on many of us in the sealing device manufacturing sector. In North America, facility expansions and major maintenance projects are slowing but activities such as maintenance and day-to-day business opportunities remain somewhat steady. Though many of our business constraints are tightening, FSA members are standing united in their support of the Association and the benefits to which current activities are bringing their individual companies. FSA members are proud of the work that is being accomplished in various departments within the Association and are seeing the value that all of the hard work over the past several years is precipitating.

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Monday 15th February 2016

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