Coupling, Gear Boxes, Bearings and Lubrication and Mechanical Seals

202422jul(jul 22)12:13 am26(jul 26)12:13 amCoupling, Gear Boxes, Bearings and Lubrication and Mechanical Seals

Course Details


  • Have an understanding of 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
  • Have an understanding of API flush plans


DAY 1: Basic Concepts of Fluid Sealing

  • Role of tribology, leak rates, heat transfer, design considerations, materials, application to the mechanical seal
  • Lubrication fundamentals
  • Basic fluid mechanics, Reynolds equation, lubrication solutions, application to the mechanical seal

DAY 2: 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 3: Mechanical seals configurations

  • Mechanical seal applications
  • Seals Classification
  • Wet mechanical seal
  • Dry mechanical seal
  • Balanced and unbalanced mechanical seals
  • Mechanical seals pump considerations
  • Mechanical seals compressor considerations
  • Mechanical seals troubleshooting

DAY 4: 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

  • Operating limits
  • Operating conditions

DAY 5: Mechanical seal performance

  • Acceptable 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

Who Should Attend ?

  • Supervisors
  • Team Leaders in Maintenance, Engineering, and Production
  • The program 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 organizations.


22 (Monday) 12:13 am - 26 (Friday) 12:13 am(GMT+03:00)



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Masks Required
Physical Distance Maintained
Event Area Sanitized
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