Origin of stuffing box
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If the stuffing-box is all right, examine the supply suction hose.
The stuffing-box should be just as loose as it can be and not allow leakage of steam.
Never pack the stuffing-box too tight, or you may flute the rod and spoil it.
Fig. 51 shows a gland and stuffing-box for a horizontal rod.
Leakage at the neck of the plug is prevented by a gland and stuffing-box.