A four (4) lesson library. Learn the purpose and basic components of mechanical seals.
Mechanical Seals Library
This curriculum is designed with no prior knowledge required.
This library consists of four lessons designed f or persons with a basic understanding of the operation and maintenance of pumps, agitators and rotating equipment. The lessons in this library train participants to work effectively with mechanical seals. The functions, operation, and repair of common mechanical seals are demonstrated.
The library presents specific procedures for failure analysis and identification, seal removal, disassembly, reassembly, and installation.
MECHANICAL SEALS (4)
This is the first lesson in the iKNOW™ Mechanical Seals Library. The lesson explains the purpose and basic components of mechanical seals. The participant is instructed in the identification and characteristics of materials commonly used to make seal faces and seal hardware, and to understand the limitations of seals. Characteristics, limitations, and application of packing are also discussed.
This is the third lesson in the iKNOW™ Mechanical Seals Library. This lesson demonstrates the steps necessary to prepare to remove, and to remove, a failed mechanical seal. The lesson trains the participant in failure analysis to determine the cause of seal failure and identify the means to correct the problem or condition that caused the failure.