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					WHY USE A FLUID SEALING
     SPECIALIST?
  FOR SAFETY & RELIABILITY
        BECAUSE…….
    Fluid Sealing has changed...
• As simple as they may seem, fluid sealing
  products have become increasingly more
  sophisticated over the years.
   –   New materials
   –   Rapid changes in technology
   –   Increased processing demands within plants
   –   Ever changing regulatory demands
• Fluid sealing devices are not common industrial
  commodities -- and their mis-application can be
  disastrous for your plant as well as your bottom
  line.
 Customer Needs Have Changed ...

• Downsizing has caused many plants to leave
  fluid sealing responsibilities to personnel with
  less experience and expertise. Plants are
  losing millions of dollars as this lack of
  expertise often results in seal failure and
  downtime.
• Plants need to reduce their risks, as there is
  increased exposure to fugitive emissions and
  employee injuries.
EPA and OSHA regulations have made
Fluid Sealing more important than ever.
• This is because applications continue to
  become more severe, fugitive emissions less
  acceptable and sealing options more complex.
• The regulatory agencies’ definition of a “leak”
  continues to change.
• Flawless sealing and rapid technical response
  to seal failure is critical. The solution, more
  often than not, is an engineered solution.
How the wrong choice of Fluid
Sealing Devices can cost you:
$ Employee injuries and associated costs (lawsuits,
  insurance premiums, and lost man hours)
$ Government imposed fines for environmental
  violations.

$ Downtime and associated costs
  (overtime, contract labor, loss of        revenue,
  shut down and startup costs).

$ BOTTOM LINE: Integrated Supply may not
  meet all of your needs in every product line.
The Safer Solution …
• The best option is to work with someone who specializes
  in fluid sealing devices. As a member of the Independent
  Sealing Distributors association (ISD), a national learning
  and support organization for sealing specialists, we bring
  serious value to the table.
• Independent Fluid Sealing distributors have total
  access to the newest technologies, latest design
  changes, and up to the minute manufacturing
  specifications.
• In short, we’re a partner for complete sealing solutions
  that will, in the long run, improve safety, and save you
  time and money.
    Let’s run down the potential savings
    realized by using Fluid Sealing Specialists
•    Fewer work orders issued      •   Safety is increased
•    Fewer spare parts purchased   •   Reduced exposure to, or
•    Less stock required               elimination of OSHA fines
•    Reduced purchase orders       •   Reduction & elimination of
     issued                            costs for monitoring fugitive
•    Reduced product loss              emissions
•    Reduced overtime              •   Reduced exposure to EPA
                                       fines for fugitive emissions
•    Reduced contract labor
                                   •   Minimize insurance premiums
•    Reduced clean up cost
•    Reduced treatment of waste
•    Reduced disposal cost of
     certain products (asbestos,
     ceramic, etc.)
•    Reduced engineering costs.
            Benefits Derived From
                   Using A
           Fluid Sealing Specialist
•   Personal attention: We’ll work side-by-side with you conducting
    inspections, making recommendations, executing technical
    service … whatever it is you need.
•   Emergency service: We’ll act fast and bring you instant solutions
    to reduce your downtime and exposure to danger.
•   Loyalty: Most of our customers are in your area. You won’t be
    neglected because we have to take care of another customer on
    the other coast.
•   Training programs and services, according to OSHA 1910
    regulations
•   On-site application engineering
•   Emission control programs and services
•   Equipment surveys
•   Failure analysis
•   Inventory consolidation programs (based upon our knowledge of
    your process and equipment
           Breakdown of Fluid Sealing
                product “costs”
Cost savings available   Purchasing Costs
through a close,         Inventory Carrying Costs
cooperative supply
relationship with an
experienced,
knowledgeable fluid
sealing products               Actual Product Cost
distributor.
                                     Product Usage Cost
                                     • Installation Costs
                                          – Retorquing
                                          – Premature Failure
                                          – Replacement
                                          – Downtime
                                          – Failure Analysis
                                     • Environmental Impact Costs
                                          – Emissions Monitoring
                                          – Product Failure
                                          – Record Keeping
                                     • Process Safety Management Compliance Costs
                                          – Engineering Time
                                          – Training
         A Partnership
              For
      Safety and Success
   As an ISD member, we receive continuous
support and education from a network of industry
peers. This allows us to stay on top of fluid
sealing technology and issues. We can
immediately bring you the perfect fluid sealing
solutions that your applications require, and we
have the technical know-how to keep your fluid
sealing devices performing well.
   In the end, a fluid sealing specialist’s expertise
helps your plant save money and achieve a
greater level of safety.

				
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