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John Crane

Combined Wet & Dry Gas Seal Training
Course Title: 5-Day Combined Mechanical Seals & Dry Gas Seals.
Course Overview

Wet Seal Training – 2-Day Course

 Introductions – Smiths Group and John Crane
 Pumps and Rotating Equipment
 Common Pump Types
 Centrifugal Pump Build-up
 Gland Packing (Brief Overview)
 Its uses, materials available and correct installation
 Video: Neville and the Problem Pump
 Why Mechanical Seals?
 Simple Seal Development
 Basic Seal Principles
 Primary Seal: Faces separated by fluid film
including materials used for mating rings and primary rings
handling seals correctly
 Secondary Seal: Seal area in contact with shaft
including materials used and surface finishes
pusher and non-pusher seals
 Tertiary Seal: Methods used to prevent mating ring leakage
including various stationary face shapes and their uses
 Lapping
 Why?
 How? - Practical Demonstration of Lapping and Measurement

 Pump Assembly Checks (Brief Overview)
 Tolerances to give extended seal life
 Hands-on Assembly & Fitting Seals (Pusher & Non-Pusher Seals)
 Points to note to prevent early seal failure
 Hydraulic Balance
 What is it? / Why do we do it? / How do we do it?
 Hands-on Assembly & Fitting Balanced Seals

 Cartridge Seals
 Advantages of
 Fitting
 The Environment of a Mechanical Seal (Brief Overview)
 Cooling the Seal Area

seal failure analysis  Seal Transportation and Storage  Spare seals storage requirements  Transportation and packaging  Exercising the seal  Storage life  Seal Refurbishment  When to refurbish the dry gas seal  Procedures  Typical refurbishment schedule and activity  Replacement parts  Installation. alarm and trip settings  Filtration  Seal Operation  Operating parameters and design envelope  Leakage rates and what they indicate  How to analyse performance  Records to be kept  Dirt avoidance  Oil contamination and prevention  Problem solving. Dual. Pressurised. Concentric  Sealant Systems  Seal Materials and Selection (Brief Overview)  Seal Families  API Flush Plans  Use of Seal Selection Guide  Practical Exercise with Worked Examples  Hands-on Fitting Metal Bellows Seal  Why Seals Fail (Overview)  Seal Failure Analysis Aids  Case Studies Type 28 Dry Gas Seal Training .3 Day Course  Seal Design and Operating Principles  Outline of the operation of a centrifugal gas compressor  The spiral groove operating mechanism  Seal configurations  Auxiliary seals and operating requirements  Seal installation drawings  Control & Monitoring System  Operating philosophy  Instrumentation. Secondary Containment  Multiple Seals: Tandem. Operation and Maintenance Manual  Introduction to manual and contents .

Scotland. on site at any customer location in your region / country provided we have a minimum of 10 fee paying delegates. Mugiemoss Road. Perth WA.  Course Assessment (if required)  Assessment of delegates (written tests. 31 Nash Road Trafford Park Manchester M17 1SS John Crane UK Ltd Training Centre. Jebel Ali Free Zone PO Box 61040. (Demonstration in Manchester/Aberdeen/Singapore/Perth only). Note:. (Important Note. and assessment during hands-on sessions)  Remedial action  Certification for successful delegates The course can be presented. John Crane does not recommend the operation/use of un-tested Dry Gas Seal Cartridges in rotating Equipment.  Installing and removing seal cartridge. Seal cartridges can only be tested at a John Crane Gas Seal Group authorised Facility). John Crane Middle East Training Centre. from compressor. Grampian House. (conducted by the trainer). UAE. John Crane AP Singapore Pte Ltd Training Centre.  Fitting Procedures  Compressor and seal preparation  Installing seals into compressor  Removing seals from compressor  Fitting tools  Installation spares  Fitting “do’s and don’ts”  Commissioning  Start-up checks and procedures  Static tests  Practical Demonstration. the maximum number of delegates for any course is12. John Crane Western Australia Training Centre. Course Administration Training Locations: John Crane Training Centre Headquarters. Dates: See John Crane Course Calendar . Canning Vale. If a Seal cartridge is disassembled it should be retested. Aberdeen. Dubai. 1/17 Baile Road.  Assembling and dismantling the seal cartridge demonstration. 637432. Singapore. 15 Tuas View Place. 6155.The optimum group size is 10. Dates and costs can be provided on request. globally. AB21 9NP.

transport to/from local Airport if required. Includes: training. Fully inclusive terms. course materials. Airfare. transport to/from Training Centre each day. 3. refreshments and buffet lunches during course and assist with booking. Delegates Must bring safety shoes/ Further Information If you require any further information at this stage. Course Fee: Course only terms. T-shirt and jeans are quite acceptable). Mechanical Technicians/Fitters. Timing: Days 1. Keith Bolton John Crane Global Customer Training Manager. Airfare not included in the option above. plus: up to 5 x nights’ hotel accommodation. course manual.bolton@johncrane. Maintenance Supervisors. if required. Operations Supervisors. accommodation and other meals are not included.).Who Should Attend: Plant Engineers. please contact me directly or your local John Crane representative. As above. Travel. We can recommend suitable local hotels. Operations Managers. Coveralls and safety equipment provided. . 2. 4 & 5: 09:00 to 16:30 Dress: Smart Casual. (Not available in Perth or Aberdeen. Contact: Keith Bolton Customer Training Manager Telephone: +44 (0)1344 775210 Mobile: +44 (0)7803 613698 Email: keith. breakfast and evening meals . Maintenance Managers. involved Maintenance of pumps compressors and in fitting and removing Mechanical Seals rotating machinery. Accommodation: Course only terms.