Meccanotecnica Umbra: design and production of mechanical seals


Meccanotecnica Umbra is today a multinational Group, whose headquarters based in Campello sul Clitunno (Perugia, Italy) and is a world leader in design and production of mechanical seal systems, particular types of seals for hydraulic pumps that find application in automotive sector, household appliance sector and in various fields of industrial sector, including high-performance applications, chemical, petroleum, food and renewable energy plants. “The field of application proposed by our company also reaches the white goods sector, for which appropriate ranges of mechanical seals are planned and designed – Meccanotecnica Umbra explains –. Specifically, with regard to the white goods sector, mechanical seals are produced to be inserted inside the dishwasher pump, in models for both domestic and industrial use”. It is very important that the seal can guarantee prolonged isolation, to avoid malfunctions that could have repercussions on the efficiency of the white goods. “In this respect, Meccanotecnica Umbra has studied a special type of mechanical seal used in the white goods sector – the company adds –. Characterised by its long life, high reliability and above all a silent pump, the mechanical seal for the dishwasher pump is produced with a particular combination of materials, of which a type of reinforced PTFE that is studied and elaborated by the staff in our laboratory”.