The aim of this course is to assist you to maintain and overhaul pumps efficiently and speedily in order to avoid costly downtime and possible costly damage to the pump.
Next course: Tues 30 Jan 2018
Followed by 2 day Pumps & Sustainable Pumping Systems course on 7 and 8 Feb 2018.
You will become more familiar with the definitions and terms relating to pumps and pumping along with gaining a good understanding of the types of pumps most commonly used in industry and a detailed analysis of Pump Failure Causes is covered. You will be clear on the main factors taken in to account in the selection of a pump for a specific application along with the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of pumps and pump specification for specific / special services.
SAFETY: Notifications to safety department/electrical isolation/mechanical isolation/removal of entrapped product.
PUMPS: definition of terms/pump types and their operation/ centrifugal/positive displacement/dosing
PUMP SEALS: glands/oil seals/mechanical seals
PUMP BEARINGS: location/ball/thrust
PUMP MAINTENANCE: seal maintenance/bearing maintenance/improvement of life/S.P.M. (shock pulse maintenance)
ALIGNMENT: error of angularity, error of eccentricity, combination of angularity & eccentricity, gap readings (taken to check error of angularity), periphery readings.
DIAGNOSIS OF PUMP PROBLEMS: Participants are welcome to bring along the pump problems they are experiencing and these can be diagnosed during the course.
Trainer has 30 plus years of experience working with pumps and pumping systems.
Certificate of Achievement plus 7 CPD Hours
Those of you interested in a structured approach to pump fault finding and gaining a better understanding of how to avoid common causes of pump failure and interested in a look at modern maintenance philosophy.
You may wish to know how to reduce the (precious) time you spend on those pesky pump problems.
Please contact us for pricing