The shaft of the agitator l, passes through a stuffing box upon the top of the vessel.
At the aft end of the stern tube is a gland and stuffing box.
It is drawn broken off to show the upper part of the pump barrel and stuffing box.
Figure 218 is an example of a stuffing box and gland, supposed to stand vertical, hence the gland has an oil cup or receptacle.
Copper electrode cleaned off, oil in both bearings and see that steam does not blow at stuffing box gland.
A stuffing box and gland in each cylinder cover keeps the trunk steam tight.
The needle enters through a stuffing box whose gland is held by two small screws.
Usually the stuffing box gives free play to a piston rod or valve rod, without allowing any steam to escape.
It is in the stuffing box around the little brass rod or governor stem.
A stuffing box is also used on a pump piston sometimes, or a compressed air piston.