Hydraulic pump structures, especially those moving high speed fluids are subject to leakages or bursts if the appropriate pump packing technique is not applied. Packing is useful in containing fluids within the pumping system. For instance, the movement of hazardous fluids or industrial waste requires appropriate packing solutions to prevent environmental exposure. If such fluids were to leak, the results would be destructive and fatal depending on who or what is exposed to the leaked materials. Packing also uses embedded lubricants to maintain the flexibility of hydraulic pump parts. Various pumping methodsare available in the market. The choice of an appropriate method should be considerate of the type of fluid and the velocity or speed of movement.
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