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Thu, May 09

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The Carriage House Inn

Course 4 - Mechanical Seals

This course is aimed at professionals that are End Users, OEM or Project personnel who work with rotating equipment in the chemical or hydrocarbon industry. The course will focus on basic and advanced concepts providing attendees with a working knowledge of mechanical seals and sealing systems.

Course 4 - Mechanical Seals
Course 4 - Mechanical Seals

Time & Location

May 09, 2024, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT

The Carriage House Inn, 9030 Macleod Trail, Calgary, AB T2H 0M4, Canada

Guests

About the event

Description:

This course is aimed at professionals that are end users, OEM, Project or contractor personnel who work with or specify rotating equipment in the chemical or hydrocarbon processing industry.  The course will focus on basic and advanced concepts with the aim of providing attendees with a working knowledge of mechanical seals and sealing systems.

Course Outline:

  • When would you select a single seal, dual unpressurized seal, dual pressurized seal, a seal with a ‘back-up’ containment seal and what are the appropriate piping plans for each.
  • Solving case study issues where miss-selection of seals and/or seal system piping plans could have or did result in unreliable or troublesome operation
  • Conduct a detailed observation analysis to identify and resolve mechanical seal failures associated with rotating equipment
  • Overview of mechanical seal engineering principles
  • API Piping plan overviews and best practices for the most common types

Instructors:

Alberto P. Taylor

Account Manager - Canada, Flowserve Corp.

Alberto Taylor began his career in 2005 after completing his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico, he has worked in Mexico and Canada. Alberto has held positions in Engineering, Field Services, and Sales, with John Crane, and Flowserve, he presently supports HQ’s, EPC’s, and OEMs in Western Canada and US.

Ananth Kumar

Chief Engineer, John Crane Canada

Ananth Kumar is Chief Engineer for John Crane Canada.  He has a total of 42 years of pump and seal experience, having been involved in design, commissioning, trouble shooting and training.  He has worked with Pump and Seal manufacturers around the world and has been with the Engineering group in John Crane Canada for the past 22 years. Ananth has a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.

Cancellation Policy

Dietary Restrictions Form

Schedule


  • 30 minutes

    Arrival and Check-In


  • 3 hours

    Course 4 - Mechanical Seals - Morning Session

2 more items available

Tickets

  • Course 4 - Mechanical Seals

    Tax is included in the price.

    $630.00

Total

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