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Pump Reliability

Course length: Two days
Available as a condensed course: No
Maximum number of students: 30
Instructor: Gene Vogel, EASA Pump & Vibration Specialist

The most common machine to be driven by an electric motor is a pump. Centrifugal pumps are by far the most common devices for moving industrial liquids of all types. A thorough understanding of the design, implementation and maintenance of centrifugal pumps is essential for those working in the electric motor repair industry. This seminar provides the practical knowledge service center personnel need to address customers’ pump-related motor issues, and the broader opportunities for pump maintenance, system optimization and energy savings.

Seminar highlights include:

  • Understanding Pumps and Systems
    • Centrifugal and positive displacement pump types
    • Easy fluid mechanics
    • Basics of pump and system curves
    • Cavitation explained
    • How to improve pump efficiency
  • Repairs
    • Disassembly, inspection and repair
    • Pump seals function and repair
    • Pump testing
  • Installation
    • Piping concerns
    • Foundations and alignment
    • Startup procedures
  • Troubleshooting
    • Startup testing
    • Low pressure, low flow – causes
    • Failure analysis
    • High noise and vibration 

Cost

  • Chapter/Region fee (+expenses): $3000 + $25/student
  • Member company fee (+expenses): $4000 + $25/student
  • Nonmember fee (+expenses): $7000 + $25/student
  • (Additional fees may apply if travel time exceeds 5 hours. Contact EASA for details.)

Schedule a private seminar

To schedule a private seminar for your group, contact:

Dale Shuter, CMP
Meetings & Expositions Manager
+1 314 993 2220, Ext. 3335
dshuter@easa.com

Hosting requirements

In addition to the seminar fees, the seminar sponsor will be responsible for:

  • All seminar promotion involved
  • Breaks (if provided)
  • Meeting room (approx. 1,000 square feet)
  • Instructor's travel and living expenses
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Shipping costs of materials
  • Meals (if provided)