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 Chapter 6: Lubricant application and cooling considerations.
When and why high film strength synthetic lubricants are used
Quality lubrication includes sound and risk-free application method, proper lube quantity, appropriate oil type and viscosity, properly storing and handling the lubricant, attending to bearing housing contamination issues, and implementing appropriate oil change intervals.
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