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Wärtsilä Water lubricated seals
A history of engineering excellence

Wärtsilä water lubricated seals

Wärtsilä provides superior quality products that offer true value for the whole life of the vessel. Our water lubricated seals prevent expensive emergency dockings and downtime, avoiding leakages and the associated costs. Our water lubricated seals are fully compliant with environmental legislations, including the Vessel General Permit (VGP), so you can sail with confidence. Wärtsilä is the Original Equipment Manufacturer for every major component included within our packages and products, which ensures the perfect harmony of our solutions. Additionally, our global stock and service engineer network means we can support you and your vessel anywhere in the world.

The Wärtsilä Enviroguard seals have long been the standard for military and commercial applications, and for sensitive, harsh environments. The seals offers an environmentally friendly, low maintenance, high performance sealing solution. The Wärtsilä Enviroguard range also has an extensive fitted history spanning many years and numerous different vessel types. These seals can accommodate large and repeated axial and radial shaft movements, as well as vibrations.

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Thanks to our years of experience in the field of water lubricated seals, we are able to determine the best solution in terms of performance and cost, in compliance with the needs and requirements of the customer."

We have the right solution to suit your specific needs."


An overview of the shafting and regulation

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Wärtsilä ensures compliance
with the Polar Code

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Extensive legislation is making the case for water lubrication

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Problems and failures
in shaft line arrangement

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Stern tube lubricants - 
choices for efficiency and environment

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Contact us

Customers, 24h Service: sls247@wartsila.com
To enable prompt and accurate response, please indicate Ship IMO number and part number / product original name if applicable. 

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