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4027 - Pump and Pumping System

Course number

Duration : 3 days

Following this training, the participant will be able to acquire the necessary knowledge to install, maintain and repair centrifugal pumps.

Intended for

This course is designed primarily for technicians whose duties are to perform mechanical maintenance operations and who work directly or indirectly on pumps.

Course Content

Basic concepts of a pumping system
  • Components of a pump 
  • Characteristics of the different pumps
  • Fundamentals of fluid transfer mechanism
  • Turbulence and cavitation
Repair and maintenance
  • Bearing installation 
  • Oil seal
  • Impeller replacement
  • Balancing acceptance standard 
  • Impeller adjustment procedure  
  • Mechanical seals 
  • Lubrication
  • Shaft alignment principles
  • Coefficients of thermal expansion
  • Foundation and base
  • Constraints of the accessories
  • Misalignment and soft foot
  • Clamping 
  • Stopping, priming and starting a pump
  • Safety 
  • Temperature
  • Noise and vibrations 
  • Diagnostics
  • Pump reliability
  • Introduction
  • Pumps reliability
  • Common machine components
  • Essential inspection techniques
  • Common plant asset operation and troubleshooting
  • Pumping system operation and simulator exercises

This course is part of the Precision Maintenance Training Program

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