Richard A.L. Smith

Business Development Manager - AVTPUMP

Presentation Title : Extending Equipment Reliability Through Improving Bearing Life

Abstract : A high percentage of bearing failures are recognised throughout industry as being related to lubrication issues. New technology has driven new designs of bearing Isolators which out perform traditional sealing methods. This presentation will discuss, design features, Patents and application to new and existing mature assets

Bio : Richard A.L. Smith (RAL) Has 35 years experience working with rotating equipment. 22 years of which specialising in Mechanical Seals and sealing solutions. Fundamentally working with industry to advise and select the appropriate solution to increase equipment reliability. Much of this time has been working with customers in the, Chemical , Pharmaceutical, food and oil refining industries. Recently focussing and specialising in improving equipment reliability through improved Bearing Isolation.