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Certified Pump Testing: When and Why it’s Critical

Watch our educational webinar hosted by the Hydraulic Institute
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Having problem pumps at your plant and now you need to rebuild and test your pumps? This webinar is designed for you to gain expertise and insights when to test your pumps, and why performance testing in a controlled environment is so critical to understanding a pump’s performance, and how analyzing data obtained during the test can identify underlying issues and enable recommendations that can improve pump reliability while also reducing energy costs.

20140519-_mg_4379-edit-emailIn this new series, you learn about pump performance curves for hydraulic design and how to validate mechanical performance like vibration, temperature and other critically important standards. Additionally, gain deeper understanding why validating pump performance after rebuilds and before you install your pumps offers better assurance to having best efficiency for all of your pumps.

Also, this webinar covers all the testing requirements and correct procedures for horizontal, vertical and submersible pumps and how being compliant to Hydraulic Institute standards can lead to more accurate performance results.  The subject matter expert from Hydro will cover all the requirements for correct pump testing, and recording of pump test results and how to prepare a pump test report, plus will also help you in understand how to read, analyze and interpret any pump test report.

How to watch:
To stream our webinar, please register or login to the Hydraulic Institute’s website here. Viewers will earn one Professional Development Hour (PDH) Credit for this new webinar series.

 

Training for Nuclear Pump Fundamentals / Aston, PA / June 13, 2017

Location: Aston, PA
Date(s): Tuesday, June 13, 2017

This one day seminar is an educational course covering centrifugal pump fundamentals. Anyone interested in understanding centrifugal pumps, how they work and related key topics are encouraged to attend. The course can be best described as a “college level, intensive class on hydraulic principles of operation for centrifugal pumps and the correlation between the centrifugal pump performance and the system head curve.”

Seminar Course Topics Include:

  • Basic Hydraulics – Terminology and concepts
  • Characteristics of performance curves for different style pumps
  • Head/Capacity/Efficiency/Power Curves
  • Generating System Head Curves
  • Interaction of System Head Curve with the Pump Performance Curve
  • Affinity Laws and methods of modifying the performance curve to meet new demands
  • The effect of suction conditions on pump performance – NPSHr and Cavitation
  • Effect of operating at off design conditions (away from pump BEP)
  • Conversation of energy and maximizing efficiency.
  • Typical modes of failure of Feed Water and Service pumps.
  • Performance Modifications.
  • On Site Field Testing Case Studies
  • Basic Mechanical Seals

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Training for Nuclear Pump Fundamentals / Aston, PA / June 14, 2017

Location: Aston, PA
Date(s): Wednesday, June 14, 2017

This one day seminar is an educational course covering centrifugal pump fundamentals. Anyone interested in understanding centrifugal pumps, how they work and related key topics are encouraged to attend. The course can be best described as a “college level, intensive class on hydraulic principles of operation for centrifugal pumps and the correlation between the centrifugal pump performance and the system head curve.”

Seminar Course Topics Include:

  • Basic Hydraulics – Terminology and concepts
  • Characteristics of performance curves for different style pumps
  • Head/Capacity/Efficiency/Power Curves
  • Generating System Head Curves
  • Interaction of System Head Curve with the Pump Performance Curve
  • Affinity Laws and methods of modifying the performance curve to meet new demands
  • The effect of suction conditions on pump performance – NPSHr and Cavitation
  • Effect of operating at off design conditions (away from pump BEP)
  • Conversation of energy and maximizing efficiency.
  • Typical modes of failure of Feed Water and Service pumps.
  • Performance Modifications.
  • On Site Field Testing Case Studies
  • Basic Mechanical Seals

Continue reading