Answers to frequently asked questions provided by the Hydraulic Institute.
Is there a way of predicting the maximum operating speed for a reciprocating plunger pump when pumping a viscous liquid?
How can we tell if a pumping system is designed and operated properly?
Due to a recent thrust bearing failure in one of our deep well pumps, we would like to determine the down thrust on the bearing from the pump. Is there a simple way of calculating this?
Answers from the Hydraulic Institute on questions about Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids
Centrifugal pumps: do they handle slurries, and what is their maximum allowable working pressure?
Editor's Note: This is part two of a two part series about the 'commandments' of increasing pump reliability and life.
What's hot and what's not with pumps in the water/wastewater industry.