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 Envision Systems Tutorial: Pumps

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Pump Tutorial

This interactive Pump tutorial provides an overview, operating principles, lubrication and mechanical seal details for centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, using voice, video, animation and graphics. The topics covered are:

Overview

  • Introduction
  • Pump Types
  • Seals and Lubrication

Centrifugal Pumps   

  • Introduction
  • Pump Components    
  • Impellers
  • Piping System
  • Drivers and Couplings    
  • Variations of Centrifugal Pumps
  • Centrifugal Pump Performance

Operation of Centrifugal Pumps

  • Introduction    
  • Cavitation
  • Internal Recirculation
  • Minimum Flow Control System
  • Priming    
  • Starting and Stopping Procedures
  • Spare Pump Operation
  • Routine Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting   

Positive Displacement Pumps

  • Overview   
  • Reciprocating Piston Pump
  • Reciprocating Plunger Pump
  • Reciprocating Diaphragm Pump   
  • Gear Pump
  • Lobe Pump
  • Vane Pump
  •  Positive Displacement Pump Piping System
  •  Applications of Positive Displacement Pumps

Operation of Positive Displacement Pumps

  • Overview    
  • Pump Operation
  • Routine Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting   

Pump Mechanical Seals

  • Introduction
  • Seal Leakage
  • Dynamic Secondary Seals
  • Static Secondary Seals
  • Materials of Secondary Seals
  • Seal Covers
  • Construction of Mechanical Seals
  • Mechanical Seal Piping Plans

Pump Lubrication

  • Introduction    
  • Lubrication Fundamentals
  • Methods of Lubrication
  • Quantity of Lubrication
  • Quality of Lubrication
  • Lubrication Management
  • General Recommendations
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