Nuclear One Day Training: Taming the Bad Actors / Aston, PA / May 15, 2019

Location: 800A Turner Industrial Way, Aston, PA 19014

 

Date(s): May 15 , 2019

This seminar 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

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.” We will also be covering pumps failure modes and troubleshooting exercises.

Attendees 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 and implement basic performance improvement opportunities, including the methods and means available for increasing pump reliability and efficiency

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Training for Nuclear Fundamentals / Chicago, IL / June 12-14, 2019

This three 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.”
Topics covered include in-depth discussions of:
  • 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 the pumps BEP)
  • Conservation of energy and maximizing efficiency
  • Typical modes of failure of Feed Water and Service Water pumps
  • Performance Modifications
  • Pump Inspection and Rebuilding
  • Basic Mechanical Seals 101
  • Positive Displacement Pump Concepts

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

Location: 11802 W. Fairmont Parkway

Date(s): June 27, 2019

Hydro Tex 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 Hydro Tex 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 Hydro Tex Deer Park has to offer.

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