e-Learning: Rotodynamic Pump Fundamentals

Participate in a free educational certificate program hosted by the Hydraulic Institute.

The Rotodynamic Pumps Certificate Program Provides Overview on Technology, Pump Selection and Application.

Rotodynamic is the main family under which centrifugal pumps reside. One of two basic pump types (in addition to positive displacement), a centrifugal pump is a variable torque device that uses an impeller and volute casing to create a partial vacuum and discharge pressure to move water through a casing. Choosing between a centrifugal or positive displacement pump for an application requires an understanding of pump types.

The Rotodynamic Pumps Certificate Program is ideally suited for engineers, designs, maintains, installs, manufactures, specifies, sells, distributes or consults on pumps.

Submersible Pump Training / Chicago, IL / February 27, 2019

Location: 1126 W. 40th Street, Chicago, IL 60609

Date(s): February 27, 2019

The classroom session includes a review of individual pump components and how they relate to one another. Industry expert Bob Jennings will lead the training sessions, conduct the service center tour, and will be available to answer your pump and systems questions.

There will be an in-depth demonstration in our shop that will show submersible pumps in different stages of disassembly during the inspection process. The afternoon session will conclude with a tour of Hydro’s 5,000 HP certified pump test lab.

Seminar Topics Include:

Typical Lift Stations, Fit and Function
Calculating Basin Size
Affinity Laws
Variable Frequency Drives and System Head Curves
Preventive Maintenance

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Pump Reliability Summit / La Porte, TX / February 28, 2019

Location: 11802 W. Fairmont Parkway, La Porte, TX 77571

Date(s): February 28, 2019

HydroTex invites you to a Pump Reliability Summit and Crawfish Boil at our La Porte, Texas facility on Thursday, February 28, 2019. This technical seminar will highlight various industry best practices for pump performance and reliability — at no cost to you! Our industry experts and affiliates will be covering several topics including and not limited to reliability improvements using advanced pump technology, mechanical seals, pump testing, remote condition monitoring, installation procedures, and reliability programs.

This summit is a must attend for reliability and maintenance personnel in the Oil and Gas, Chemical, Steel, Power and General Industries.

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Taming the Bad Actors / Chicago, IL / April 4, 2019

Location: 1126 W. 40th Street in Chicago, IL

Date(s): April 4 , 2019

Hydro personally invites you to the next training session in our series of one-day seminars on Centrifugal Pump Fundamentals. The seminar is entitled “Taming the Bad Actors” and is designed to help participants better understand:

  • Pumps and Pump/System Interaction
  • How to identify root cause failures
  • Life-Cycle Cost Analysis
  • Improving the Performance of the Pump and Pumping Systems
Attendees to the one-day course will gain valuable new skills, including:
  • The principles of operation of centrifugal pumps
  • How the centrifugal pump interacts with the pumping system
  • How to identify system problems that occur when operating pumps off BEP, including cavitation, suction recirculation, discharge recirculation
  • How to identify root cause failures
  • How to identify and implement basic performance improvement opportunities, including the methods and means available for increasing pump reliability and efficiency

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