Troubleshooting Fluid Sealing in Pulp & Paper Applications, with a focus on Case Studies

Troubleshooting Fluid Sealing in Pulp & Paper Applications, with a focus on Case Studies

Virtual Webinar
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 to Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Sponsored by Garlock

October 28 | 1-2PM (ET)

Reduce leaks around pumps to improve safety and reliability with an introduction of troubleshooting tips provided in this webinar. In the pulp and paper industry, fluid sealing challenges around pumps are common due to chemicals, thermal cycling, abrasion, temperature, environmental and other common conditions. In addition to process challenges, installation procedures can be a primary cause for leaks and failures. This webinar will present considerations and solutions for sealing gasketed flange connection, stuffing boxes, flexible pipe joints found in or around pumping systems.

Audience (Who Should Attend?):
Reliability engineer
Maintenance personnel
Process engineer
Paper Mill
Pulp Mill
Tissue Plant

Webinar sponsored by Garlock:

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Tom Smith
is an Engineering Graduate from Virgina Tech and has been in the fluid sealing industry with Garlock Sealing Technologies for over 14 years. He has held various roles throughout his tenure, focused on the manufacturing and design of rubber products. Currently, Tom is a Product Manager responsible for the Non-Metallic Expansion Joints group and serves as the Expansion Joints Division Chair for the Fluid Sealing Association.

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Mike Kupin is a Product Manager of compression packing for Garlock Sealing Technologies and a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique - Montreal with a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering and Sherbrooke University with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. During his 20 years with Garlock Mike has held various positions in sales, engineering, product development, and marketing. He is also an active member of the Fluid Sealing Association’s Compression Packing Technical Committee.

 

Matt Knauf graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a master's degree and bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has been in the fluid sealing industry for 6 years, the previous 2-½ working with Garlock. While he has experience in the industry from fabrication to purchasing, he has always been reviewing applications. With his current role at Garlock he solely focuses on the applications side of things, providing customer recommendations and other gasketing related services on a day to day basis.

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