Technical Familiarisation

Introduction to Seals

This course aims to provide an overview of the role and application of seals and gaskets.
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Learning Outcomes


LO1 Explain the function and purpose of gaskets
LO2 Identify the main types of gaskets
LO3 Outline the factors to consider when selecting a gasket
LO4 Describe the factors to consider when fitting a gasket
LO5 Explain the function and purpose of mechanical seals
LO6 Outline the main components of a mechanical seal
LO7 Identify the main types of mechanical seals
LO8 Identify common causes of mechanical seal failure
LO9 Describe the processes involved in fitting a mechanical seal
LO10 Identify different types of gas seals
LO11 Explain the purpose and function of packing
LO12 Identify different types of packing
LO13 Describe the factors to consider when using packing