Rotary Joints & Rotary Unions
Either the existing rotary joint part number or our experts can help identify your product using photos and order history.
Demanding applications use mechanical seal technology. Pressure type mechanical seals increase sealing force with increased pressure, increasing the sealing capability. Balanced type mechanical seals only increase sealing force slightly, reducing wear on the seal materials. Less demanding applications use DuraSeal™ O-ring seal technology.
Yes. An existing rotary joint can be replaced with a Kadant rotary joint. Our experts can cross over the part number or select a rotary joint based on your operating conditions. Either way, our experts will find a solution.
Self-supported rotary joints either mount directly to the rotating shaft, while bracket or lug supported joints are mounted to the surrounding framework. Self-supported rotary joints are more universal to mount while supported joints are more robust to misalignment or side loading from piping.