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Centrifugal Pumps (Hands-On)

presented by National Technology Transfer, Inc.
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Summary

Troubleshoot and Maintain Centrifugal Pumps—Learn How to Reduce the Amount of Electricity it Takes to Run Your Pumps!

Workshop Description/Agenda

  • Learn the inside information on why and how pumps are designed.
  • Examines all of the elements of centrifugal pumps.
  • Topics will cover how pumps work and how to calculate energy costs for your pump.
  • The real design differences between major pump types.
  • Plus how to properly install, care for, and troubleshoot a pump.


Course Benefits:

  • Increase operating efficiency.
  • Lower your energy costs.
  • Reduce unscheduled downtime.
  • Minimizes losses in production.


What You Will Learn:

  • How pumps perform .
  • How to read pump curves.
  • How specific speed governs pump designs.
  • What suction specific speed is.
  • The real design differences between major pump types.
  • How to read pump curves and understand the real importance of system curves.
  • What recirculation is.
  • How important shaft deflection is .
  • How to calculate energy costs for your pumps .
  • Exactly what makes up a pump’s total discharge head requirement.
  • Pump terminology .
  • How to properly install pumps .
  • How to care for bearings.
  • How to start up a new pump.
  • How to troubleshoot mechanical seal failures.
  • What causes wear.
  • How to deal with air entrainment.
  • The difference between closed and open pumping systems.


Testimonials

"In the last 7 years I have attended many seminars and this has been the most useful to me as an engineer."

— Reno, NV

Course Times: 8:00am - 4:30pm>
Number of Days: 2
Continuing Education Units (CEU): 1.4

Who Should Attend

Engineers

Additional Information

Training Provider: National Technology Transfer, Inc.

Course Topics: Industrial Training Training > Boilers & Chillers

Training Course Summary: Troubleshoot and Maintain Centrifugal Pumps—Learn How to Reduce the Amount of Electricity it Takes to Run Your Pumps!


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