Better than learning how to replace or repair a pump, wouldn’t it be more efficient and a greater cost savings if you just knew how to prevent a pump from failing in the first place? That’s exactly what this course is designed to do. From the pump and pump system, to the people who operate, maintain and design the pump system, this seminar will teach students how to identify the real problems causing pump failure, and how to avoid repeating those problems in the future. And because we know time is money, this seminar is designed to have immediate impact so that you can start saving maintenance dollars on costly repairs and downtime today! We approach our students as if they were our own employees. We give them real world, practical knowledge. And students attending this course are expected to go back to their workplace and immediately apply what they have learned. Now that’s “Real World” training!
Upon completion of this course, students will receive a training certificate and 1.4 American Trainco Continuing Education Units indicating that the student has learned to:
Attendees to this seminar come from a wide variety of industries, skill levels, company sizes and job titles, so if you’re not sure you will fit in or will benefit from the class, don’t worry – you will – as long as your job involves pumps. From the apprentice mechanic to the seasoned engineer, this course successfully addresses the questions and concerns of all those who need centrifugal pump knowledge, including: Maintenance Technicians, Mechanics, Machine Operators, Building Owners, Plant Engineers, Facility Managers, and Any Person involved in Cross-training or Multi-craft Skills programs.
I. Pump Classification
II. Basic Hydraulic Concepts & Definitions
III. How Centrifugal Pumps Work
IV. Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH)
V. Horsepower & Efficiency
VI. Reading Pump Curves
VII. System Curves
VIII. Affect of Pump Operation on Mechanical Reliability
IX. Specifying the Right Pump
XI. Seals & Packing
i. Types of Packing
ii. Proper Packing Installation
iii. Correctly Adjusting Packing
i. Pusher & Non Pusher Designs
ii. Single Seals: Balanced and Unbalanced
iii. Double and Tandem Seals
iv. Dry Gas Seals
v. Other Sealing Methods
XII. Good System Design and Installation Practices
i. Types of Misalignment
ii. Alignment Methods
XIII. Optimizing Your Pump Operation
XIV. Pump Troubleshooting
XV. Condition Monitoring of Pumps
If you're not yet sure you'll be able to attend this seminar, you can still make a reservation to hold your space in class. While payment is due prior to the start of the seminar, you may choose a full refund or credit for cancellations made at least 24 hours in advance. Student substitutions can also be freely made at any time prior to the start of the seminar. Refunds will not be issued for registered attendees who fail to show up and have not given a notice of cancellation.
In the rare event that should you not receive the expected value after attending our seminar, simply notify us in writing of your reasons and your money will be promptly refunded.
TPC Trainco provides live training for maintenance personnel in industrial plants and large facilities. Our one to four day seminars offer intensive, high-impact training that gets workers back to the workplace quickly to apply what they’ve learned. We also provide live on-site training, tailored to each client’s needs and equipment.
As a division of TPC Training Systems, we are an essential part of the total training solution for a better, safer, more efficient workforce.
150K+ Workers trained since 2004
2K+ Seminars nationwide each year
30+ Maintenance topics covered
Our Approach to Training uses live instruction as the most effective way to learn and retain maintenance skills.
Our Instructors are seasoned industry experts and field-experienced educators.
Our Curriculum covers a full range of industrial, facility, and building maintenance topics.
Our Guarantee ensures our training seminars deliver.