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.


Training for Basic Hydraulics / La Porte, TX / June 27, 2019

Location: 11802 W. Fairmont Parkway

Date(s): June 27, 2019

HydroTex invites you to attend the first of our centrifugal pump training seminars, “Basic Hydraulics.” This seminar is a 1-day course on hydraulic principles of operation for centrifugal pumps, with a focus on the correlation between the centrifugal pump performance and the system head curve.

This course is designed for maintenance supervisors, maintenance foreman, consulting engineers, system engineers, process design engineers, and anyone else who is involved with the selection, operation or maintenance of pumping equipment and systems. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided courtesy of HydroTex Deer Park. Parking is available on-site. In addition to classroom time, there will be a tour of our new facility and a chance to view the expanded capacity and new capabilities that HydroTex Deer Park has to offer.

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Training for Vertical Pumps / Rancho Dominguez, CA / July 18, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Evans Hydro will be hosting a vertical pump training seminar at our Rancho Dominguez service center. We are able to offer valuable training opportunities to our valued customers. CWEA Contact Hours (5) will be offered for this Vertical Pump course.
Our 1-day seminar on Vertical Pumps will include these main topics:

    • Pump applications and operating characteristics
    • Basic Hydraulic characteristics
    • How to assemble Vertical Turbine Pump
    • Maintenance Tips, what to look for in a failure and apply corrective action

This Course is designed for: Maintenance Supervisors, Maintenance Foreman, Mechanics, and/or anyone involved in the operation or maintenance of pumping equipment and systems.

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Taming the Bad Actors / LaPorte, TX / August 7, 2019

HydroTex is proud to offer valuable training opportunities to our valued customers.
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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