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John Crane

Dry Gas Seal Training
Course Title: 4-Day Dry Gas Seals.
Course Overview

 Introductions – Smiths Group and John Crane

 Seal Design and Operating Principles
 Wet seal operation revision
 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, 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, 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, Operation and Maintenance Manual
 Introduction to manual and contents

(UK Training centre only). Note: . John Crane does not recommend the operation/use of un-tested Dry Gas Seal Cartridges in rotating Equipment. Seal cartridges can only be tested at a John Crane Gas Seal Group authorised Facility). Practical real time installation training is provided during the course.The optimum group size is 10. and assessment during hands-on sessions)  Remedial action  Certification for successful delegates Around a 1/4 of the delegate’s time on the course will be spent working in a hand on environment. the maximum number of delegates for any course is12. (Important Note.  Practical (The hands-on sections take up approximately 25% of the total course)  Installing and removing seal cartridge. (Only available in Manchester/Aberdeen/Singapore/Perth). on site at any customer location in your region / country provided we have a minimum of 10 fee paying delegates. from compressor. globally. Dates and costs can be provided on request.  Assembling and dismantling the seal cartridge. If a Seal cartridge is disassembled it should be retested. working with decommissioned seals.  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 The course can be presented.  Course Assessment  Assessment of delegates (written tests. .

AB21 9NP. Maintenance Supervisors. UAE. John Crane Western Australia Training Centre. please contact me directly or your local John Crane representative. Airfare. Maintenance Managers. . Technicians/Fitters. Coveralls and safety equipment provided. 637432. transport to/from Training Centre each day. Jebel Ali Free Zone PO Box 61040. plus: up to 4 x nights’ hotel accommodation. Delegates must bring safety shoes/boots. breakfast and evening meals. course Operations Managers. 1/17 Baile Road. Travel.bolton@johncrane. Scotland. Canning Vale. Fully inclusive terms. 31 Nash Road Trafford Park Manchester M17 1SS John Crane UK Ltd Training Centre. and assist with booking. 15 Tuas View Place. course manual. Keith Bolton John Crane Global Customer Training Manager. Course Fee: Course only Further Information If you require any further information at this stage. accommodation and other meals are not included. refreshments and buffet lunches during course days. We can recommend suitable local hotels. Singapore. (Not available in Perth or Aberdeen. Dates: See John Crane Course Calendar Who Should Attend: Plant Engineers. As above. John Crane Middle East Training Centre. Aberdeen. Accommodation: Course only terms. Mugiemoss Road. Dubai. Includes: training. Contact: Keith Bolton Customer Training Manager Telephone: +44 (0)1344 775210 Mobile: +44 (0)7803 613698 Email: keith. involved in fitting and removing Dry Gas Seals from Gas Compressors Timing: Days 1. T-shirt and jeans are quite acceptable). 3 & 4: 09:00 to 16:30 Dress: Smart Casual.). if required. Operations Supervisors. 6155. Course Administration Training Locations: John Crane Training Centre Headquarters. Airfare not included in the option above. Grampian House. transport to/from local Airport if required. Perth WA. John Crane AP Singapore Pte Ltd Training Centre. 2.

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