Training Courses

Pumps & Piping

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Piping and Pump Training Course Piping and Pump Training Course

Pump training course length is customizable based on your needs.

Our piping and pumps training aims to further employees’ understanding of piping design and centrifugal pumps. The course focuses on operation, energy efficiency, and maintenance of piping and pumps.

PIPING DESIGN SYSTEMS

  • Flow Rate Determination
  • Piping Layout, Pipe Size, and System Syzer
  • Open & Closed Systems
  • Valve Installation Type & Effect
  • Balancing Valves, Manual, Automatic Flow
  • Branch to Riser Pressure Drop Ratio

CENTRIFUGUL PUMP TRAINING

  • Impeller
  • Pump Volutes
  • Mechanical Seals, Seal Materials, Ratings

PUMP CURVES

  • Pump Curve Selection
  • Head vs. Capacity
  • Pump Efficiency
  • Non Overloading
  • Pump Cavitations
  • NPSHR, NPSHA, NPSH Margin
  • Gauges & Pump Curves in Trouble Shooting

REDUCING OPERATION COSTS

  • Affinity Rules
  • Cost and Issues
  • Variable Speed Pumping
  • Automatic Control Systems Sensor Location
  • Automatic Drive Bypass Systems

GLYCOL SYSTEMS

  • Historical Issues
  • Glycol Inhibitors, Dilution Water
  • System Filling & Avoiding Damage to Thermal Storage Units

PROTECTING THE PUMP

  • Adverse Minimum Flows
  • Controlling Minimum Flow
  • Building Loads
  • Three Way Valve Systems
  • Two Way Valve Systems
  • Constant Speed, Variable Speed
  • Effects of Excessive Flow

PUMP INSTALLATION

  • Bases & Suction Piping
  • In-Line Pump Installations
  • Pipe Supports & Pump Alignment
  • Triple Duty Valves
  • Pressure Gauges & Corrosion Protection

TOWER SYSTEMS

  • Suction Piping
  • Historical Issues in Tower Systems
  • NPSH and Cavitations

FILLING, VENTING, & PRESSURIZING SYSTEMS

  • Cleaning & Flushing
  • Water Conditions Effect on Seals, Valves
  • Air Separators, Strainers
  • Setting PRV or Fill Pump Compression or Pre Charged Tanks
  • PNPC & Relief Valves

PRESSURE BOOSTER SYSTEMS

  • Typical Booster Package
  • Components of Booster Package & Setting the PRV