FAQ Products

FTL Technology is a leading manufacturer of engineered sealing solutions for a variety of industries.

Q. What products do FTL offer?

A. FTL Technology is a leading manufacturer of engineered sealing solutions for a variety of industries. Our product range includes an extensive range of seals, bearings, packings and gaskets. Through constant research and development, FTL Technology’s product offering is continuously expanding in both scope and quality.

Q. What lead times can I expect from FTL Technology?

A. Companies across the world rely on FTL Technology for our combination of custom-engineered solutions and responsive service. We work with critical applications on a daily basis, and when it comes to downtime we understand that every second counts. Our global supplier network is primed to act fast, whether it be standard or custom products which are required - and you will always be kept in the loop with honest, up-to-date information on lead times.

Q. Where does FTL Technology source its sealing products?

A. FTL Technology works closely with a range of supply partners, specially selected for their ability to design and manufacture products which deliver exceptional performance in challenging operating environments. Visit our Partners page to learn more about our individual partners, and how by working together we can help to minimise downtime and optimise your operations.

Q. Who are FTL Technology?

A. FTL Technology is a sealing specialist providing a complete design, development and manufacturing service across all industry sectors. FTL’s fully engineered sealing solutions, combined with responsive service and technical expertise, add value to your product or process by optimizing operational performance.

Q. Is VariPig capable of running in multi diameter pipelines?

A. Yes, we have recently run VariPig in a pipeline with a 75% differential in pipeline diameters.

Q. Can Varipig run with low drive pressures?

A. Due to the optimised seal disc design and centreline running break away and steady state friction values are very low allowing VariPig to be propelled by low drive pressure.

Q. Can VariPig operate in pipelines featuring Tight Bends, Tee’s and Wye’s?

A. Varipig can accommodate all these features especially tight bends.

Q. Does VariPig exhibit low disc wear?

A. Due to the optimised seal disc package, rotation in running and good centreline running capability seal disc wear is very low.

Q. Is VariPig redeploy able and adaptable to carry other features?

A. VariPig is both redeployable, and adaptable and can in fact be reconfigured, it is the ultimate customised bespoke pigging solution.

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