Troubleshooting Loss of Capacity

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Details

Learn the guidelines for troubleshooting loss of capacity/loss of head and normal operating conditions for the pump.

Prerequisites

Completion of the lesson Troubleshooting Excessive Temperature is recommended.

Description

This is the third lesson in the iKNOW™ Centrifugal Pump Repair Library. This lesson introduces the components and operating principles of a typical centrifugal pump. Normal operating conditions for the pump are described and guidelines for troubleshooting loss of capacity/loss of head are provided.

Objectives

Explain how pressure and flow rate are affected by the system in which a pump operates, Recognize and discuss causes of symptoms of loss of capacity/loss of head, Explain what occurs during cavitation and Explain the causes and symptoms of worn components.

Contents

This is the third lesson in the iKNOW™ Centrifugal Pump Repair Library.
This lesson introduces the components and operating principles of a
typical centrifugal pump. Normal operating conditions for the pump are
described and guidelines for troubleshooting loss of capacity/loss of
head are provided.

  • Troubleshooting Loss of Capacity

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