Piston rod sealing systems to combat high-BN cylinder oil side effects

RDS alpha seal after several hundred hours running in a test engine

Engine builders and oil companies are agreed that in order to avoid the effects of cold corrosion when slow steaming with new-generation long-stroke low speed engines, a high base number cylinder oil is needed – Ernie Terry of UK company Marine Sealing Services looks at overcoming the possible problems.

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