Pump School Training at
U.S. Technology Center for Pumping Machinery
January 21-22, 2004
(Among the attendees: Bechtel, Georgia Power / Southern Power, Atlanta City Water and Waste Treatment, Northrop Grumman)
First - some theory... Then - hands-on!
ANSI Centrifugal pump, mounted on a baseplate and coupled to a motor
...and complete pump-to-motor alignment...
...Seal-less Mag-Drive design: no seal, no leak.
...Multiple-Screw pumps disassembly...
Georgia Power - in action!
Progressing Cavity pump type (above) - inspecting hydraulic section and connecting rod joint design. Interesting feature: constant wall thickness of the elastomeric stator, to extend pump life.