CDT subjected Silicon Carbide mechanical seal faces,
treated with the CDT process, to accelerated life
testing in flashing hot water
Accelerated Life Tester
Results of Silicon Carbide benchmarked against
CDT treatment, 100hrs run time in flashing hot water
CDT running faces stayed smooth and flat
Primary Ring
Mating ring wear scar 4.4 microM
SiC running faces severely scored, noisy
Primary Ring
Mating Ring wear scar 173 microM
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