Industries & Applications


MineralMineral extraction and processing environments need fluid sealing products and other components that can safely withstand the harshest levels of abrasion and aggressive chemical action.

At James Walker, we have well proven ranges of products especially for these areas of operation.

Hydraulic Seal Selector

Our Hydraulic Seal Selector will help you find, swiftly and simply, the Chevron®, Shallex® and Lofilm® standard size multi-lip products that match the dimensions of your hydraulic equipment. The selector is intuitive to use, the first instruction is to select either mm or inches, you are then asked to insert the rod/shaft or cylinder/bore diameter, which creates a list of all matching Chevron and Lofilm standard products together with application suitability and part for endless or split types.

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Compression PackingsCompression Packings

We manufacture an extensive range of packings that caters for all known operating conditions with valves, rotary or reciprocating pumps and similar plant. Our Arasele®, Duramid®, Hornet and Ramiex gland packings have been specifically developed to cope with abrasive slurries and chemical environments in the mineral processing sector. In addition, our large (50mm and 75mm square) section packings are used to solve gearbox sealing problems on big rotary kilns.

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Flooring and Decking ProductsWear Resistant Rubber Linings

Geoflex Red HD is a high-strength wear-resistant elastomer that incorporates all the benefits of existing 'red rubber' quarry lining materials - and introduces several key performance improvements.

Geoflex Grey has all the characteristics of Geoflex Red HD, with the additional benefit of improved resistance to ozone.

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Flange Gaskets and Sheet JointingsGaskets and Sheet Jointings

Our Metaflex® spiral wound gaskets are widely used in nickel processing plants. More generally, we produce precision cut gaskets to any shape, size or complexity from any sheet material, using computer-controlled abrasive waterjet and laser systems that work directly from CAD files. Our sheet jointings cover virtually all fluid handling requirements in ranges of compressed fibre materials.

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Tension Control FastenersTension Control Fasteners

RotaBolt® stud and bolt tension monitoring systems are accurate to ±5%. These are used across all industry sectors where the failure of a bolted system could have serious health and safety, environmental or financial consequences.

RotaBolt tension control is recommended for structural, mechanical and flange tightening applications.

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Hydraulic Sealing ProductsHydraulic Sealing Products

Our family of hydraulic sealing products covers virtually every hydraulic application. Ranges of rod/gland seals, piston seals, wipers and bearing strips suit the most accurate instruments and control actuators up to the heaviest extrusion and forging presses, jacks and cylinders. All these products are designed and proven to give optimum equipment performance with long trouble-free operating life.

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Radial Lip SealsRadial Lip Seals

Our high efficiency Walkersele® radial lip seals have been widely used with great success on the gearboxes of rotary kilns for many years. This range of rotary seals is exceptionally well proven for bearing protection in abrasive and chemically aggressive environments. Our Walkersele Aflas is specifically developed to withstand the rigours of chemical pulping lines, and Walkersele Ultraglide provides highly extended sealing life when working at high speeds and temperatures in abrasive environments.

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