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Pump Wisdom: Chapter 10: Pump Operation

Pumps & Operations
Pump Wisdom Chapter 10 Pump Operation

Pump Wisdom: Chapter 10: Pump Operation

Explore key facets of centrifugal pump ownership, installation, operation, and troubleshooting

The Second Edition of Pump Wisdom: Essential Centrifugal Pump Knowledge for Operators and Specialists delivers a concise explanation of how pumps function, the design specifications that must be considered before purchasing a pump, and current best practices in lubrication and mechanical seals.

This new edition also contains new startup and surveillance tips for pump operators, as well as repair versus replacement or upgrade considerations for maintenance decision-makers, new condition monitoring guidance for centrifugal pumps, and expanded coverage of operator best practices.

Read Pump Wisdom: Chapter 9: Mechanical Sealing Options For Long Life

Optimum Pump Switching Interval

It is common to have twin pump installations in critical pumping services, where one pump is in service and the second pump is idle. A high level of reliability is achieved by always having an installed spare ready to go in the event the pump in service fails unexpectantly. Some sites refer to these twin pumps as “A & B” pumps, while others refer to them as “main and spare” pumps.

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