prensa estopa para eje 35

Discussion in 'Specialized Terminology' started by Planta, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. Planta Senior Member

    English - UK

    Does anyone know how this expression translates to English in a mechanical context? It is taken from an invoice listing various mechanical products purchased, such as bearings, alternator, pulley, starter motor, ring gasket…

    prensa estopa para eje 35

    Muchas Gracias!
  2. Sherlockat

    Sherlockat Senior Member

    Castilian (Patagonian)
    Prensaestopa para eje 35: packing gland to axle 35''

    Prensaestopa: Aro de material absorbente que se coloca en los ejes de las bombas para evitar las fugas de líquido o gas al exterior.

    Packing gland: A device used to seal around a reciprocating or rotating shaft or spindle. (...). This enables the seal or packing to be tightened to suit the operating conditions and allows subsequent adjustment to account for wear.

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