About us

For more than 70 years, Cyclam has designed and produced mechanical seals for Industry and Automotive markets. Based in Amiens (Hauts-De-Franc), we have a full range of high-performence mechanical seals, rotary unions and graphite bushings/bearings. Cyclam’s production capacities is suitable for both specific and large production series, as for OEM than for aftermarket.
Cyclam’s industrial model, supported by the AVO Carbon group, allows us to offer strong quality/cost advantages, without ever losing sight of our main objective ; customers satisfaction. Product quality and customer service are the top priority of our teams.


Established since 1942 in Amiens, Cyclam is today a major and essential industrial player in the field of dynamic sealing. We are able to design, develop, and mass produce seals for a variety of applications. With more than 60 years of experience in the production of mechanical seals, Cyclam has acquired a high level of competence in supplying the OEM and aftermarket parts. Mechanical seals and other Cyclam products (rotary unions, graphite bearings, etc.) cover a wide range of applications and are recognized for their robustness. To offer you the most qualitative and competitive products on the market, we have acquired powerful human and industrial resources. An R&D team specializing in mechanical seals will meet your needs, for large series or specific ones.
We are continuously adapting ourselves to the evolution of the global market and to customer requirements to be the preferred supplier for automotive and industrial seals.


Our certifications: a guarantee of quality for you, but also for your customers.

  • ISO / TS 16949 (automotive)

  • IATF (automotive)

  • ISO 9001 (Industry)

Certifications on request :

  • Food compatibility (FDA, EN1935-20)

  • 04) Drinking water compatibility (ACS, WRAS, KTW)

Manufacturing process

Laboratory testing

Vertical axis machine intended for friction, thermal shock and noise tests

Closed chamber with horizontal axis allowing two seals to be tested simultaneously back to back in exterior or interior mounting

Closed circuit consisting of a set of pipes, valves, a heating tank, a pressurization cylinder and the pump to be tested driven by an electric motor

AVO Carbon

In 2017, AVO Carbon took over Cyclam, historical mechanical seals manufacturer for Automotive and Industry markets. The history of the two companies is inextricably linked. AVO Carbon is a powerful industrial group, leader in its market, and provides to Cyclam significant financial and technical support. In 2019, more than 10% of our turnover was reinvested in Research & Development. AVO Carbon also gives Cyclam its global footprint, the ability to produce and supply our customers locally in every regions.