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Preventing Dry Gas Seal Failure in Compressors – Part 1

Preventing Dry Gas Seal Failure in Compressors – Part 1

August 9, 2017

This FREE webinar will discuss how to protect your assets, revenue and the environment by understanding common problems that cause dry gas seal failures. It will provide information on the typical operation of dry gas seals, the effects that cause seal failures and solutions to resolve them. Don’t let dry gas seal failures cost you money, reduce production output and affect the environment when simple solutions are available to resolve this problem. Eliminate MTBF and increase your MTBR to 5 years or more.


Part 1: Process contamination 
Part 2: Seal Gas Contamination 
Part 3: Lube Oil Contamination

Tim Sanford

Tim Sanford, General Manager of Magnetic Couplings & RoTechBooster at EagleBurgmann, is a registered professional engineer and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Nova Scotia. Tim has 25 years’ experience in the design and application of magnetically coupled rotating equipment in the sealing industry.

Glenn Schmidt

Glenn Schmidt, Dry Gas Seal and Systems Expert at EagleBurgmann, provides technical and sales support for designing, servicing, repairing, troubleshooting and upgrades of compressors gas seals and systems. His 20+ years of experience with gas seals includes instructing a Texas A&M Dry Gas Seal Systems Course and providing input as a member of the API 692 committee developing the standards for compressors gas seals and systems.

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