Rotary shaft seal, gland seal, shaft sealing ring. Same product, different names. The rotary shaft seal is one of the sealing solutions most often used in the market to resolve dynamic sealing issues. A rotary shaft seal is a spring-loaded, elastomer sealing element in a metal housing. The cylindrical housing provides static sealing and ensures that the rotary shaft seal is locked inside its housing. The metal housing ensures that the rotary shaft seal is stable.
The sealing lip ensures dynamic and static sealing. To amplify pressure on the shaft, the sealing lip is secured with a spring. Depending on the design, one or more dust lips prevent dust and other impurities from contaminating the area protected by the lips.