Bal Seal to Drive "Performance" Launch Message
with BMW Sport Bike at OTC
Provider of sealing solutions will feature a BMW S 1000 RR in its exhibit at Reliant Park this week.
May 02, 2010 11:11 PM Eastern Daylight Time
HOUSTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--In a bold move to rev up the launch of its new LKS Seal™ for high
pressure/high velocity applications, Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. is bringing the newest, fastest BMW sport motorcycle
to the 2010 Offshore Technology Conference.
Bal Seal, a Calif.-based provider of sealing solutions for the oilfield industry, will feature an “Acid Green Metallic”
BMW S 1000 RR in its exhibit at Reliant Park this week. The company said it chose to make the cycle a central
element in its OTC booth in order to illustrate the “premium quality and innovative design” of the new LKS High PV
Seal product, which will be launched at the show.
"We're introducing a seal that provides up to 150% more service life in harsh oilfield applications," Bal Seal New
Business Development Director Bill Nissim explained. "So we asked ourselves, what kind of visual would help us
communicate 'ultimate performance?' When we learned about the S 1000 RR, it just clicked."
According to Nissim, the bike and his company's new seal have a great deal in common. Both embody innovative
design, and both are engineered to perform at high speeds under the most demanding conditions, he said.
A multi-component seal consisting of a Canted-coil™ spring-energized, graphite reinforced PTFE seal jacket, a
PEEK anti-extrusion element and a metal locking ring, the LKS is engineered to provide increased service life in
pump systems, top drives, rotary steerables and LWD/MWD tools. According to the company, the LKS has been
lab and field tested to outperform and outlast other more costly, less efficient seal types, and its combination of
materials and design can help OEMs dramatically increase equipment uptime.
To successfully bring the ultra-fast sport bike to OTC, Bal Seal sought the support o