4th Edition

Pump User's Handbook Life Extension, Fourth Edition

By Heinz P. Bloch, Allan R. Budris Copyright 2013
    570 Pages
    by River Publishers

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    This text explains just how and why the best-of-class pump users are consistently achieving superior run lengths, low maintenance expenditures and unexcelled safety and reliability. Written by practicing engineers whose working career was marked by involvement in pump specification, installation, reliability assessment, component upgrading, maintenance cost reduction, operation, troubleshooting and all conceivable facets of pumping technology, this text describes in detail how to accomplish best-of-class performance and low life cycle cost.

    Pump System Life Cycle Cost Reduction
    How to Buy & Ship a Better Pump
    Piping, Baseplate, Installation, & Foundation Issues
    Operating Efficiency Improvement Considerations
    Improved Pump Hydraulic Selection Extends Pump Life
    Improvements Leading to Pump Mechanical Maintenance Cost Reduction
    Bearings in Centrifugal Pumps
    Mechanical Seal Selection & Application
    Improved Lubrication & Lubricant Application
    Oil Mist Lubrication & Storage Protection
    Coupling Selection Guidelines
    Pump Condition Monitoring Guidelines
    Pump Types & Materials
    Pump Failure Analysis & Troubleshooting
    Shop Repair, Spare Parts Availability & Procurement
    Failure Statistics & Component Uptime Improvement Summary
    Breaking the Cycle of Pump Repairs