Positive Displacement Pumps - Course No. 12

covers both reciprocating and rotary positive displacement pump identification, operating principles, troubleshooting.

Course No. 12

5.5 hours

Positive Displacement Pumps

The identification of reciprocating  positive  displacement  pumps by type of power end, displacing solid, number of pumping units, type of pumping unit, and valve gear; and the identification of the common types of rotary positive displacement  pumps  by type of displacing solid. The operating principles of both types of pumps are applied to elementary troubleshooting.

 Prerequisites: Familiarity with the use of simple sketches.

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