A unique, clay-like material that molds to the inside of the stuffing box, creating a permanently-lubricated seal. Internally lubricated with low-friction compounds, so it requires no water for lubrication. Properly installed, it completely seals off the shaft log to outside water. This means no water in the stuffing box or in your bilge. Unlike average flax packing which breaks down due to heat and contact with water, Drip-Less Packing wears slowly and lasts several seasons. Suitable for all power and sailboats, except for boats with extremely fast shaft rotation. To determine if your shaft rotation exceeds the limitations of this product, use the following formula: The kit includes enough packing to fit up to a 1 1/4"dia. shaft, and a tube of Syntef shaft lubricant. One package of conventional square braid packing is required as a retainer for the packing in the stuffing box. Because packing diameter varies with shaft diameter, this extra square braid packing is not included.
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