Causes and Corrective Procedures for Identifying and Reducing Seal Leakage

Causes and Corrective Procedures for Identifying and Reducing Seal Leakage

September 16, 2020 | 3 minute read


Identifying and correcting the cause of leakage is essential to the long-term, trouble-free operation of your mission-critical rotating equipment. This three-part webinar series provides educational information about the most frequent causes of seal leakage and the proper corrective procedures.
John Crane engineering experts will walk you through how to identify the most common causes of seal leakage and the steps to avoid these problems.

Click here to watch the first part of this three-part series.

You’ll Learn How To:

Correctly interpret the signs of equipment issues, which may lead to seal damage or indicate that impairment has occurred
Adjust the operation of equipment to avoid seal damage
Interpret the condition of damaged or leaking seal components for yourself and identify possible causes


Andrew Filipowski, Regional Engineer at John Crane

Andrew has five years of field experience with mechanical seals at John Crane. His responsibilities include seal and support system troubleshooting, seal performance calculations, and seal failure analysis in the oil and gas and petrochemical industries. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Stuart Worthington, Senior Supervising Engineer at John Crane

Stuart specializes in high-duty applications, developing bespoke solutions, and performing calculations and troubleshooting for mechanical seals. He has experience in the oil and gas industry and as a product engineer for a pump manufacturer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Liverpool.


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