Are Your Face Seals Failing? Top 3 Causes and Easy Solutions We often hear our customers have had issues with face seals failing. We’ve gathered some information on the three reasons face seals fail. We’ve also included some tips to extend their life. Improper Installation Overheating Using the Incorrect Seal for Your Application Mechanical face seals have two failure modes: Leakage of oil through the primary or secondary sealing Excess frictional torque present in the face seal When a mechanical…