Fundamentals of Glass-Lined Equipment Seminar


Last week, De Dietrich Process Systems conducted a 2-day customer seminar at our Corpus Christi production plant.  The seminar covered all the essential information about glass-lined steel process equipment and was geared towards personnel who were either new to working with this material of construction or wanted a refresher course on best practices for operating this type of machinery.

The seminar included classroom and hands-on training as well as a tour of the DDPS facility while manufacturing was taking place:


Topics covered during the seminar included:

  • De Dietrich Process Systems’ Capabilities
  • Reactor Optimization: OptiMix, OptiFoil, Clean Valve, OptiSeal
  • Introduction to Glass-Lined Steel
  • Safety Procedures 
  • Tools
  • Glass Lining Repairs: Patches, Reglassing, Sleeves, Repair Cements
  • Maintenance
  • Inspections/Glass Failures
  • Operator’s Checklist/Maintenance
  • Plug Installation Demonstration
  • Glass Thickness Testing
  • Spark Testing
  • GlasLock Blade Installation/Removal
  • Mechanical Seal Change

DDPS hosts seminars like this at various times throughout the year.  If you are interested in attending a future training session or have interest in us visiting your facility to educate your employees at your plant, please contact Ozzie Freitas, Business Unit Leader, Glass-Lined Equipment at or 908-317-8854.  


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