Customer Training Schedule

Start and Finish times: 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Unless otherwise noted all seminars are held at: Hudson Pump & Equipment, 3524 Craftsman Blvd., Lakeland, Fl. 33803. Get directions.

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Hudson Pump Seminars

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Seminar Descriptions

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  • Basic Positive Displacement Pumps
    positive displacement pumps
    • Reading and Understanding Positive Displacement Pump Curves
    • Proper PD Pump Sizing
    • PD Pump Terminology (NPSH, Cavitation, ETC.)
    • Sizing Motors and Drives for Positive Displacement Pumps
    • Pump Safety
    • Types & Applications for Positive Displacement Pumps (Metering, AOD, Gear, Piston, Etc.)
    • Mechanical Seals and Packing
    • Several Hands-On /Demonstration Workstations for Various Types of PD Pumps
    • Pump Alignment and its Importance
    • Question and Answer Session

  • Vertical Turbine Pumps
    vertical turbine pumps
    • Purpose & Operation of the Vertical Turbine Pump
    • Primary Components and Materials of Construction
    • Testing Guidelines defined by the Hydraulic Institute
    • Understanding Vibration
    • Understanding Pump Curves
    • Canned Pump and Sump Considerations
  • Mechanicals Seals & Packing
    mechanical seals and packing
    • Sealing Fundamentals Review
    • Pump Problem or Seal Problem?
    • Effects of Pump Layout on Seals
    • Effects of Pump Hydraulics on Seals
    • Effects of Pump Start Up on Seals
    • Effects of Temperature and Pressure on Seals
    • Mechanical Seal Selection Criteria and Examples
    • Failure Analysis (Case Histories)

  • Metering Pump Basics
    metering pumps
    • Types of Metering Pumps
    • Pump Terminology (NPSH, Cavitation, Etc.)
    • Applications for Metering Pumps
    • Proper Sizing of Metering Pumps and Systems
    • Styles & Types of Metering Pump Liquid Ends
    • Styles & Types of Metering Pump Drive Mechanisms
    • Pump Safety
    • Several Workstations for Assembly & Disassembly
    • Question and Answer Session

  • Air Operated Double Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps
    Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps
    • Positive Displacement Pump Types
    • Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pump Basics
    • Pump Curves & Engineering
    • Air Distribution Systems & Elastomers
    • Applications
    • Chemical Resistance Guide
    • Pulsation Dampeners
    • Troubleshooting Guide
    • AODD Air Motor Comparison

  • Basic Centrifugal Pumps
    pump curve

      • Basic Self-Priming Pump Theory
      • Curves
      • Sizing
      • Pump Terminology (NPSH, Cavitation, Etc.)
      • Brake Horsepower
      • Mechanical Seals and Packing
      • Best Efficiency Point
      • (3) Hands On Workstations (ANSI Pump, Self-Priming & Pump Alignment)
  • Centrifugal Pumps – Application and Engineering

    Goulds Family Curve

    Assumed Previous Knowledge of: Basic Centrifugal Pump Theory, Reading and Basic Understanding of Pump Curves

    Subject Matter to be Covered

    • Picking the Right Pump and Sizing Pumps
    • Fluid Viscosity Effects on Pump Performance
    • NPSH Calculations & System Design
    • Cavitation – Causes and Remedies
    • System Curves and Their Importance in Properly Applying a Pump
    • Best Efficiency Points
    • Mechanical Seals and Packing
    • Several Hands-On/Demonstration Workstations
    • Question and Answer Session

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You should receive confirmation within 48 hrs. Please call 863-665-7867 with questions. There is no charge for these seminars. They are subject to availability.