Installing the Almond Compression Gland Gasket and Insert

This tutorial is to change your existing Compression Gland and fit it with a Compression Gland Almond Insert and Gasket.

Almond Tutorial for PMS Intruments

The four parts shown are:

  • Compression Gland Lid fitted with 1/4 inch Compression Gland Gasket/Insert (top)
  • Almond Compression Gland Insert (lower left)
  • Almond Compression Gland Gasket (lower center)
  • Friction Washer (lower right)

Almond Tutorial for PMS Intruments

Unscrew the Compression Gland Screw from the existing system.

Almond Tutorial for PMS Intruments

Next, remove the Friction Washer and Compression Gland Insert.

Almond Tutorial for PMS Intruments

Remove, the Compression Gland Gasket. This might be a good time to clean everything out.

A tutorial is provided for this.

Almond Tutorial for PMS Intruments

Now, begin with the Almond Compression Gland parts.

Almond Tutorial for PMS Intruments

First, place the Almond Compression Gland Gasket with the FLAT side facing up.

Almond Tutorial for PMS Intruments

Next, put in the Almond Compression Gland Insert with the FLAT side facing down.

Almond Tutorial for PMS Intruments

The Friction Washer sits right ontop of the edge of the Almond Insert.

Almond Tutorial for PMS Intruments

The finished product should look like this.