Troubleshooting Your Centrifugal Pump: Common Problems and Fixes

October 26, 2023 | Common Centrifugal Pump Problems and Solutions

Centrifugal pumps are workhorses in various industries, tirelessly moving fluids to keep processes running smoothly. However, like any mechanical equipment, they can encounter issues that disrupt operations. When your centrifugal pump faces problems, understanding the common issues and their fixes can be invaluable. That’s why we created this troubleshooting guide for your centrifugal pump, exploring […]

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Tips for Correcting Pump Shaft Misalignment

October 11, 2023 | Pump Shaft Misalignment

Proper alignment is critical for the efficient and reliable operation of pumps in various industries. When a pump’s shaft and its driver (such as an electric motor or engine) are not correctly aligned, it can lead to premature failure, unscheduled downtime, and damaged components. Whether you’re a seasoned maintenance professional or new to pump maintenance, […]

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What Can Predictive Monitoring Tell You About Your Pumps?

November 16, 2022 | predictive monitoring

Mechanical pumps play a crucial role in several commercial and industrial applications. Like every other man-made device, pump systems require routine maintenance to mitigate the wear. Predictive monitoring is an effective strategy to combat component breakdown. Integrating equipment sensors will allow operators to analyze operational data and conduct pre-emptive repairs. What Is Predictive Pump Monitoring? […]

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How to Install Mechanical Seals in Centrifugal Pumps

August 8, 2022 | how to install mechanical seal in centrifugal pump

The rotating shaft of a centrifugal pump penetrates the back end of a pump casing through a stuffing box or seal chamber. The primary purpose of a mechanical seal in a centrifugal pump is to prevent fluid from leaking to the atmosphere along this rotating shaft. Selection of the right mechanical seal for each pump […]

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How CO2 Pumping Helps with Natural Gas Processing – CCUS Solutions

September 21, 2021 |

During initial exploration, natural gas formation pressures are sufficient to sustain maximal output. However, these pressures will eventually dwindle, resulting in diminished productivity. In these cases, enhanced oil recovery techniques such as carbon dioxide pumping become the most efficient method to maximize gas well output.Removing CO2 emissions from natural gas is becoming a matter of worldwide importance. Let’s […]

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Understanding Gauge and Absolute Pressures in Pump Operations

October 15, 2019 | gauge pressure vs. absolute pressure

Pumps and their associated systems are designed to produce and retain pressure. Professionals involved in building, maintaining, and repairing such systems, need a good understanding of how pressure works. Two methods of measuring pressure—gauge and absolute pressures—are foundational concepts for pump manufacturers and users. Gauge Pressure vs. Absolute Pressure Pressure is a force acting over […]

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Wear Ring Clearances in Centrifugal Pumps

October 1, 2019 | centrifugal pump wear ring clearance

Wear rings play a crucial role in centrifugal pumps. A centrifugal pump typically features two adjacent wear rings: a stationary wear ring on the casing and a rotating wear ring on the impeller. The pump wear ring clearance between these two rings is critically important to a pump’s efficiency. The Purpose of Wear Rings A […]

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A Look Inside the PumpWorks Pump Manufacturing Process

April 24, 2019 | pump engineering process

Becoming a leading manufacturer of API 610, ISO 13709, and ANSI compliant industrial pumps is no easy feat. Here at PumpWorks, we have spent years integrating our foundry, engineering, manufacturing, product assembly, and testing capabilities so that we can meet and exceed our customers’ expectations. Our pump components are completely sourced in the U.S., allowing […]

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PumpWorks = Fast Pipelines

June 29, 2018 | pumpworks fast pipelines

PumpWorks is a leading supplier of Pipeline Pumps for Oil and Gas. With vertical integration from foundry to industrial pump skid fabrication to our in-house hydraulics team, PumpWorks provides a custom solution to your specific project and we do it faster than anyone else in the world. PumpWorks’ Pipeline Products portfolio includes all the pumps […]

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