New AESSEAL Test House Officially Opened


The new AESSEAL Testing Facility represents AESSEAL's huge commitment to the research and development of mechanical seals and seal support systems.

With an investment of more than £1 million ($1.8 million, €1.6 million) in the building and considerably more in the facilities within, AESSEAL believe it is the most advanced facility of its kind in the world.

The facility was officially opened on 12th May by Mr Heinz P. Bloch PE, a consulting Engineer based in West Des Moines, Iowa. Mr Bloch is one of the worlds leading rotating equipment engineers with over 45 years experience in the industry. He is the Reliability Editor of the monthly publication "Hydrocarbon Processing", author of 14 books, holds many international patents and was Senior Rotating Equipment Engineer at the Exxon Corporation for over 20 years.

Chris Rea, AESSEAL Group Managing Director said, "This will ensure AESSEAL continue to have the latest technology available to develop and test mechanical seals for the whole spectrum of duties found throughout the world today."

Source: AESSEAL plc.

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