Trelleborg unveils FPSO seal inspection chamber

Offshore staff

BARENDRECHT, the NetherlandsTrelleborg Sealing Solutions has opened a climate-controlled swivel stack seal inspection facility for validation of bespoke seals.

It is designed to help ensure FPSO operators achieve high standards in seal quality, the company says.

The facility provides a temperature-controlled environment to avoid fluctuations in the dimensions of the seals caused by temperature changes, with specialist storage racks allowing the seals to be acclimatized prior to inspection.

Seals up to 3,000 mm (118-in.) can be measured on a specially designed inspection table, with special lighting to aid visual inspection.


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