Troubleshooting Excessive Temperature
This is the second lesson in the Centrifugal Pump Repair Course. This lesson introduces the components and operating principles of a typical centrifugal pump. Normal operating conditions for the pump are described and guidelines for troubleshooting excessive temperature are provided.
- Explain the purpose of bearings in a centrifugal pump.
- Explain how normal operating temperature is maintained in a centrifugal pump.
- Recognize causes of symptoms of excessive temperature in a centrifugal pump.
- Discuss causes of symptoms of excessive temperature in a centrifugal pump.
This course is designed for all levels of maintenance personnel as well as for the multicraft training needs of process and manufacturing facilities. Participants should be familiar with the basic operation of centrifugal pumps. This course consists of six modules covering excessive leakage, temperature, loss of capacity, disassembly, inspection, and reassembly.