Flowserve to Lead Webinar On Mechanical Seals Construction and Design
This is the second presentation from the Mechanical Seals Webinar series of 2012 produced by the Hydraulic Institute, Pump Systems Matter, and in collaboration with the Fluid Sealing Association
DALLAS, September 20, 2012 — Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, will lead a webinar titled Mechanical Seals Construction and Design on Oct. 9, 1-2 p.m. EDT (USA). This is the second presentation from the Mechanical Seals Webinar series of 2012 produced by the Hydraulic Institute, Pump Systems Matter, and in collaboration with the Fluid Sealing Association.
Mike Huebner, Flowserve principal engineer, will present Section #2 of the 4-part series and will address different design features used in common mechanical seals. He will explain the strengths and weaknesses of various design options and impact of design features on seal performance. He will also discuss seal faces, springs, seal glands and more.
Huebner has more than 30 years of experience in the design of mechanical seals, centrifugal and positive displacement pumps and fluid conditioning equipment. He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering technology from Texas A&M University.
Webinar participants are led by and have access to industry-leading experts in this non-commercial educational forum. Webinar participants can also receive up to four professional development hours. Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits are offered after the completion of each live webinar.
The remaining sections of the 4-part series include:
Section 1: Mechanical Seals - Types and Operating Principles – Oct. 3, 1-2 p.m. EDT
Section 3: Mechanical Seals - Installation, Connections, Commissioning – Oct. 17, 1-2 p.m. EDT
Section 4: Mechanical Seals - Seal Environment and Failure Analysis – Oct. 30, 1-2 p.m. EDT
More information about the Mechanical Seals Webinar series of 2012 is available online at www.pwmag.com.
Flowserve Corp. is one of the world’s leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services. Operating in more than 55 countries, the company produces engineered and industrial pumps, seals and valves as well as a range of related flow management services. More information about Flowserve can be obtained by visiting the company’s website at www.flowserve.com.
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