Q. Can rotary type pumps be used to pump slurries? If so, should users be aware of any special precautions?
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was down 15.2 percent over the last 12 months, while the broader S&P 500 Index was up 14.5 percent.
This column is about the most common mistakes pump end users make daily. It is also about how to avoid these mistakes and how to fix them.
I learned these lessons the hard way.
Last month's column (Pumps & Systems, February 2014) reviewed the pump selection process and described how many users oversize pumps by adding design margins to account for unknown conditions present during the pump specification process.
For those of you old enough to remember Lawrence Welk, you’ll notice that the title of this brief column is the final quote from his show’s closing song. I am still a loyal fan of his reruns today.