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Why Choose this Training Course?
Why Choose this Online Training Course?
This is an intensive, highly practical, and useful five-day online training course on Mechanical Seals. The participant will gain up-to-date information and practical understanding of the basics, applications, troubleshooting and failure diagnosis, installation, and maintenance of mechanical seal. Mechanical seal for pump and compressor applications will be addressed. Recent design like dry mechanical seal will also be addressed.
The highlights of this online training course are as follows:
Lubrication and sealing concepts
Mechanical Seal and Dry Gas Seal design
Different arrangements of mechanical seals
Optimal selection of seals and flush plans
Failure diagnosis and troubleshooting
What are the Goals?
What are the Goals?
At the end of this PetroKnowledge online training course, participants will:
Understand the different types of seals
Have learned about selection, operation, and maintenance strategies
Be able to troubleshoot seal problems
Understand how seals are fitted
Understand how seals are tested
Understand API flush plans
Who is this Training Course for?
Who is this Online Training Course for?
This PetroKnowledge online training course is directed towards:
Team Leaders in Maintenance, Engineering and Production
This online course on Mechanical Seals will also benefit anyone who wishes to update themselves on Maintenance Engineering Technologies, judge the suitability of these technologies for their needs, and learn how to implement them for the benefit of their organisations.
How will this Training Course be Presented?
How will this Online Training Course be Presented?
This online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted Online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of any location of your choice.
On completion of this PetroKnowledge online training course, the delegate will be able to critically analyse the methodologies employed within the organisation and instigate improvements where required.
The knowledge gained in this Mechanical Seals online course will:
Enable the delegate to optimize the operation and maintenance of various types of pumps & compressors
Give the delegate confidence to carry out failure analyses on seals thereby avoiding repetitive failures
Improve seal operating and maintenance techniques
Enable measures to quantify equipment condition
Give better control of mechanical seal providers
Enable better identification and specification of new and replacement seals
Allow tighter control of maintenance budgets by the avoidance of unplanned equipment failures in service
Improved confidence when dealing with suppliers and contractors
Better understanding of how manufacturers design and develop mechanical seals for environments
Better control of the management of pumps and compressor maintenance and operation
Improved personal knowledge of sealing systems
Better ability to troubleshoot seal problems and avoid recurrence
Confidence and ability to select the appropriate flush plan thereby improving reliability and personal profile to senior management
Day One: Basic Concepts of Fluid Sealing
Role of tribology, leak rates, heat transfer, design considerations, materials, application to mechanical seal
Basic fluid mechanics, Reynolds equation, lubrication solutions, application to mechanical seal
Day Two: Mechanical Seal Design
Theoretical aspects and design
Factors affecting design
Materials of construction
Mechanical seal selection
Data requirements for seal selection
Seal type selection
Selection of the primary seal
Selection of the seal arrangement
Day Three: Mechanical Seals Configurations
Mechanical seal applications
Wet mechanical seal
Dry mechanical seal
Balanced and unbalanced mechanical seals
Mechanical seals pump considerations
Mechanical seals compressor considerations
Mechanical seals troubleshooting
Day Four: Failure Diagnosis
External symptoms of seal failure
Visual seal examination
Common seal failure modes-seal faces
Common seal failure modes-secondary seals
Common seal failure modes-seal hardware
Seal installation tolerances
Vibration effect on a mechanical seal
High temperature effect
Running speed effect
Rotor balance effect
Mechanical Seal Operation
Day Five: Mechanical Seal Performance
Mechanical seal related standards
Pre-installation machine checks
Mechanical seal installation
Mechanical seal maintenance
Seal handling and inspection
Testing and Verification of Mechanical Seals
Degree of testing
Type of test
On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates