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    • Advanced Mechanical Seals 201 - Demistifying Piping Plans and Support Systems 

      Huebner, Michael; Azibert, Henri; Merrill, John; Kalfrin, Brian (Texas A&M University. Turbomachinery Laboratories, 2014)
    • Advanced Mechanical Seals 201 - Demystifying Piping Plans and Support Systems 

      Dietzel, William; Azibert, Henri; Vanhie, Eric; Kalfrin, Brian (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2015)
      Mechanical seals are a critical component in the operation and reliability of centrifugal pumps and other rotating equipment. While there is a great deal of focus on the fundamentals of mechanical seal design, there is an ...
    • API 682 Arrangement 2 Configurations - Considerations for Outer Seal and Support System Design 

      Kalfrin, Brian; Gonzalez, Luis (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2016)
      API 682, now in its 4th Edition, has made a concerted effort to accurately define and distinguish between different types of seal configurations available under the designation of ‘Arrangement 2’, including 2CW-CW, 2CW-CS, ...
    • API 682 Arrangement 2 Configurations - Considerations For Outer Seal And Support System Design 

      Kalfrin, Brian; Gonzalez, Luis (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2015)
      API 682, now in its 4th Edition, has made a concerted effort to accurately define and distinguish between different types of seal configurations available under the designation of ‘Arrangement 2’, including 2CW-CW, 2CW-CS, ...
    • Discussion Group P06: Mechanical Seals 

      Huebner, Michael; Azibert, Henri; Wu, Shifeng; Vanhie, Eric; Monroe, Todd; Kalfrin, Brian (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2015)
      Mechanical seals are the most common method of sealing industrial centrifugal pumps and other rotary equipment. Although the basic concepts of a seal is simple, successfully using seals requires an understanding of the ...
    • Discussion Group P06: Mechanical Seals 

      Huebner, Michael; Azibert, Henri; Wu, Shifeng; Vanhie, Eric; Monroe, Todd; Kalfrin, Brian (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2016)
      Mechanical seals are the most common method of sealing industrial centrifugal pumps and other rotary equipment. Although the basic concepts of a seal is simple, successfully using seals requires an understanding of the ...
    • Fundamentals of Mechanical Seals 

      Azibert, Henri; Kalfrin, Brian; Bullen, Steven; Huebner, Michael (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      This short course is designed for all personnel that interacts with mechanical seals such as engineers, users, installers, purchasers, reliability engineers, and other industrial plant functions. It starts with basic ...
    • HF Acid Alkylation Processes: Pump and Mechanical Seal Application and Design Considerations for Increased Reliability 

      O'Brien, Jonathan; Kalfrin, Brian (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2017)
    • HF Acid Alkylation Processes: Pump and Mechanical Seal Application and Design Considerations for Increased Reliability 

      Kalfrin, Brian; O'Brien, Jonathan (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      Hydrofluoric (HF) acid is an extremely corrosive solution commonly found in many oil refineries where it is used as a catalyst in the production of high octane gasoline blending stock. HF acid is almost synonymous with the ...
    • Mechanical Seal and Support System Considerations for Negative Temperature Hydrocarbon Services: NGL Processing and Ethylene Production Focus 

      Kalfrin, Brian (Turbomachinery Laboratories, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2016)
      There are many challenging mechanical seal applications throughout industry and perhaps none more so than those with negative operating temperatures, more succinctly, a temperature value lower than zero on respective ...
    • Mechanical Seal Fundamentals 

      Azibert, Henri; Merill, John; Kalfrin, Brian; Riche, Chris (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2017)
    • Mechanical Seals 

      Huebner, Michael; Azibert, Henri; Wu, Shifeng; Vanhie, Eric; Kalfrin, Brian; Monroe, Todd; Hodgson, Judy (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2017)
    • Mechanical Seals 

      Huebner, Michael; Azibert, Henri; Wu, Shifeng; Vanhie, Eric; Kalfrin, Brian; Monroe, Todd; Hodgson, Judy; Merill, John (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      Mechanical seals are the most common method of sealing industrial centrifugal pumps and other rotary equipment. Although the basic concepts of a seal is simple, successfully using seals requires an understanding of the ...
    • Midstream Pipeline Applications – Design Aspects and Considerations for Mechanical Seals 

      Kalfrin, Brian; Escontrais, Raul; Bagain, Jack (Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, 2018)
      There are few applications that place a significant demand on mechanical seals such as those associated with the handling of various fluids through pipelines. Pipeline applications are unique in that they typically encompass ...