Basic Pump & Mechanical Seal Training
April 11-12
Hayward, CA

DATE & TIME
April 11-12, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Both Days

Location
R.F. MacDonald Co.
25920 Eden Landing Road
Hayward, CA 94545
510-784-0110
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Registration Fee
$675 - Includes continental breakfast and lunch both days and training materials

 


Workshop Overview
Basic Pump and Mechanical Seal Training is a two-day class on centrifugal and positive displacement pumps and seal fundamentals, installation, operation and new developments. The course covers basic pump types and hydraulics, seal design and installation, as well as great tips on the do's and dont's of pump installation and operation. The format includes lecture and interaction with the class. Many field examples with photos are used along with actual pumps and seals to enhance the learning process. CWEA & AFE Certified.

AGENDA

PUMPING SYSTEM HYDRAULICS
• Pumping System
• Capacity (Flow Rate)
• Total Dynamic Head
• Static Head
• Dynamic Head
• Suction Head
• Suction Lift
• NPSHA
• System Curves
• Centrifugal Pump Curves
• Brake Horsepower Correction
• NPSHR
• Vapor Pressure
• Selecting a Pump
• Pump Types and Applications

PUMP & SEAL INSTALLATION
• Baseplate selection and installation
• Leveling and Grouting
• Suction and discharge piping
• Valves, strainers, relief valves
• Lubrication
• Alignment
• Start-up
• Seal installation
• NEW Technology

MECHANICAL SEAL CONCEPTS
• Mechanical Seal Concepts
• Seal Arrangement
• By Design/Arrangement
• Seal Environments
• Seal Failure Analysis

PUMP TYPES
• Centrifugal
• End Suction
• Horizontal Split Case
• Single vs Multi-stage
• Vertical In-Line
• Double Suction
• Diffuser Style
• Submersible
• Column Style
• Self Priming
• Positive Displacement
• Piston
• Sliding Vane
• Rotary Gear
• Progressing Cavity
• Rotary Lobe
• Multi Screw
• Double Acting Diaphragm