E-4 Reciprocating Pumps

E-4 Reciprocating Pumps


RECIPROCATING PUMPS (40 pages with 38 drawings, photographs and illustrations) This manual describes reciprocating pumps and the procedures to operate and troubleshoot them. Both Metric and English units of measurement are used so students can work in units with which they are familiar.

Covered Subjects:

  • Principles of reciprocating pumping
  • Description of fluid, power driven piston type pumps and plunger type pumps and their components
  • Pulsation and pulsation dampeners
  • The pump cycle and determining pump capacity
  • Procedure for determining the pressure rise developed by a gas driven pump
  • Vapor lock and cavitation
  • Operating procedures; start-up, shutdown, routine operating checks
  • Capacity control of motor driven and fluid driven pumps
  • Procedures for troubleshooting of reciprocating pumps

Questions and problems are included throughout the text with answers in the back that allow students to check their understanding of the subject.

Estimated self-study time: 8 hours

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E-4 Reciprocating Pumps - Instructor Kit

The E-4 Instructor Kit, in addition to the E-4 training manual, includes a CD disc that has all of the photographs, diagrams, illustrations and examples printed in the training manual. Answers to all the test questions in the manual are included.

With a few hours of familiarization with the material a knowledgeable supervisor or other individual with group speaking skills may act as the classroom instructor. Using the Instructor Kit CD the training material can be displayed on a computer connected monitor or screen with a video projector.

Alternatively, an experienced PLP instructor can travel to your site to lead the classroom training program. Contact PLP for more information.

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