Training / Customer Seminars

De Dietrich Process Systems offers a variety of training seminars for customers who want to better acquaint themselves with the usage, handling, and maintenance of the equipment and systems they've purchased.  All seminars include hands-on training, hand-out reference material and video presentations.  DDPS can also create a customized seminar is that tailored to the specific needs of your company.  Our general topics include:

Fundamentals of Glass and its Maintenance

Fundamentals of Rigging and Handling

Extensive Training on GlasLock Installation and Removal

Fundamentals of Series 60 Drives and Seals


Fundamentals of Glass and its Maintenance

Who should attend

Anyone who either does not have any prior knowledge of glass-lined steel process equipment or desires a refresher of the fundamentals of glass-lined steel, maintenance and repair of the lining.

Learn about

  • The glass lining process including benefits and specifications
  • Safety procedures before entry, during repairs, at completion of work
  • Testing and inspection including spark testing (AC vs. DC), thickness gauging and visual inspection
  • Failure analysis, typical and atypical
  • Repair procedures and products including tools, preparation, plugs, patches, sleeves, boots and materials of construction (tantalum, PTFE and cements)
  • Operator maintenance.
  • Preventive maintenance (prolonging the life of glass-lined equipment)
  • Hands-on training on the installation of three piece plugs
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Fundamentals of Rigging and Handling

Who should attend

Anyone who either does not have any prior knowledge of the rigging and handling guidelines or desires a refresher course in the fundamentals of this type of work involving glass-lined steel process equipment.

Learn about

  • Introduction to glass-lined steel equipment
  • Introduction to general rigging and handling guidelines
  • Review of inspection points
  • Handling precautions including equipment requirements
  • Preparing and making the lift on reactors, tanks, columns, and accessories
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Extensive Training on GlasLock Installation and Removal

Who should attend 

Any maintenance individual responsible for the installation and/or removal of GlasLock blades.

Learn about

  • Review of the agitator components, shaft and blades
  • Safety procedures on set-up, during assembly/disassembly and completion of work
  • Video presentation and hand-out technical bulletin
  • Hands-on training on the removal and installation of a blade
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Fundamentals of Series 60 Drives and Seals

Who should attend 

Anyone who either does not have any prior knowledge of series 60 drive and seal or desires a refresher course in the fundamentals of series 60 drives and seals, maintenance and seal replacement.

Learn about

  • Safety procedures before disassembly, during repairs and at completion of work
  • Background on Series 60 drive and non-metallic lubricated and dry-running mechanical seals
  • Review of seal types, advantages and disadvantages
  • Drawing review of various assemblies, terminology of parts and breakdown of components required
  • Operator maintenance
  • Video presentation and hand-out reference manuals
  • Hands-on training on the removal and installation of mechanical seal

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