System Seals Inc., a research-based seal manufacturer focused on optimising fluid seal performance, took home gold in the 2022 LEAP (Leadership in Engineering Achievement Program) Awards.
System Seals was recognised for its VORTEX Main Bearing Seal, a ground-breaking rotary seal that autonomously redirects grease out of a wind turbines through a unique internal helix design. The judges called the design "a novel solution to a recognized problem. Its greatest virtue is its simplicity."
The LEAP Awards celebrate the most innovative and forward-thinking products serving the design engineering space. Winners were chosen by an independent judging panel of 14 engineering and academic professionals.
"It's an honor to be recognized for our design solution," said Arnold von Engelbrechten, System Seals President. "I'm proud that our innovation has already provided significant reductions in maintenance and overall cost of ownership."