Posts Tagged ‘centrifugal pump’

Continuous Monitoring Recommendations in Pump Seal Global Standard

Posted in Asset Management, Level, Reliability on Thursday, June 18th, 2015. One comment so far
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Last year around this time, the fourth edition of API Standard 682 – Pumps—Shaft Sealing Systems for Centrifugal and Rotary Pumps was released. This standard: …specifies requirements and gives recommendations for sealing systems for centrifugal and rotary pumps used in the petroleum, natural gas, and chemical industries. This standard has evolved alongside technology advancements since […]

Ways to Improve Pump Reliability

Posted in Asset Management, Pressure on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015. No comments yet
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A U.S. Department of Energy study on pump life cycle costs notes that maintenance and energy costs make up the vast majority of lifecycle costs. Pumps that are critical to the operation of the process typically are installed with online condition-based monitoring (CBM) systems to help prevent failures and provide early warning to allow repairs […]