This course is designed to familiarize participants with the basic operation of centrifugal pumps. Different types of pumps, Centrifugal and Positive Displacement, will be discussed. The breakdown of Centrifugal Pumps and the ANSI process will be reviewed. Other topics will include: fluid properties and hydraulics, explanation of NPSH/Cavitation, pump performance, pumpflo, pump operation troubleshooting,
effects of misapplied pump applications, sealing solutions, pump troubleshooting, pump teardown/inspection, seal inspection/installation, and start-up/laser alignment.