Pumping Systems 101 – Getting a Return on your Training Investment

Issue 4 – October 2017

This month’s column deals with pump systems training, specifically highlighting how lessons learned during 2KG Training courses are being applied by delegates, as proof of the educational value of the training. In addition, by identifying …

Pumping Systems 101 – A Real “Old Wive’s Tail”

Issue 3 – October 2017

This month we explore another bad energy practice – throttling of pumps to reduce amps drawn on the motor. Using an analogy to what commonly happens in the kitchen, we dispel the myth that this …

Pumping Systems 101 – Why throttle pumping systems

Issue 2 – July 2017

The traditional solution to the problem of oversized pumps was to use a control valve to reduce the flow back to the original requirement. This would have been acceptable in the distant past before load …

Operation and Maintenance of TurboCompressors – Issue 3 – October 2016 – Fred Geitner

Throttled Pumps = Throttled Profits – Issue 2 – September 2016 – John Tonkin

The Systems Approach to Pumping – Issue 1 – August 2016 – Harry Rosen

Pump Guy Article – December 2014 – Issue 35:This New Cheater Bar Makes My Work Easy

Pump Guy Article – October 2014 – Issue 34 – The War on Energy

“The War on Energy”

There’s a war going on. No, I’m not talking about that war. I’m talking about the struggle in every conscious mind and soul to conserve energy and insure an existence for future generations.

Almost everyone I …

Pump Guy Article – September 2014 – Issue 33 – Assumed Knowledge

“Assumed Knowledge”

Hello Pump Guy

I work in maintenance at a rendering plant. We have many centrifugal pumps on site for moving industrial water and treated water. We have boilers, cookers and cooling towers. Every day we blast the walls …

Pump Guy Article – August 2014 – Issue 32 – The Problem with Process Pumps