Index of Content
Index of pump and seal subjects

A

Abrade, A001

Absolute pressure, A002

Absolute velocity, A003

Absolute zero, A004

Accumulator A005

Acceleration head A042

Active metal, A006

Adapter, A007

Adsorbed, A008

Affinity laws for:

  • Centrifugal pumps, A009
  • Rotary (PD) pumps, A010

Aflas, A011

Agitator sealing, A012

Air ingestion, A013

Alignment, A014

  • C or D frame adapter, C001

Allen head, A015

  • Allen wrench, A015

Alpha sintered silicon carbide, A016

Aluminum oxide, A017

Ambient heat/pressure, A018

Analyzing bearing parts, TBB002

Anhydrous, A019

Annealing, A020

Anodize, A021

ANSI, A022

  • ANSI Pump, A023
  • ANSI Specifications, A024
  • ANSI Pump inch dimensions GR001
  • ANSI Pump metric dimensions GR002

API (American Petroleum Institute), A025

  • API Gland, A026,
  • API Plans, A027
  • API Standard, What's wrong with it? A028
  • API Table #1 GR003
  • API Table #2 GR004
  • API, most popular plans A039
  • API 682 (3rd edition) and ISO 21149 Standard A041

Application, A029

  • Is this a seal application? SA016
  • Seal application, SA001
    • Classifying fluids, SA001.5
    • Cryogenic (cold) applications, SS004
    • Environmental controls, SA006
    • Fluids requiring two seals, SA008
    • Fluids sensitive to changes in temt. or pressure, SA007
    • Fluids sensitive to agitation, SA011
    • Fluids that combine to form a solid, SA012
    • Gases and non-lubricants, SA009
    • High speed applications, SS01
    • High pressure applications, SS002
    • Hot water sealing, SA014
    • Hot oil sealing, SA015
    • Liquid slurries, SA010
    • Lubricating liquids, SA013
    • Mixers and agitators, SS005
    • Motion seals SS005_1
    • Non clogging seal features, N008
    • Selecting the carbon/graphite face SA003
    • Selecting the hard face, SA004
    • Selecting the metal parts, SA002
    • Selection of the O-ring, SA005
    • Sealing with special seals, SS001_5
    • Sublimation, S102
    • Vacuum,SS03

Arbor press, A030

Asperity theory of face lubrication, A031

Aspiration, A032

Atmospheric pressure, A033

Austenitic steels, A034

Auxiliary equipment troubleshooting, ST018_4

AVS Standard, A035

Axial deflection of the shaft, A036

  • Shaft deflection, S042

Axial growth, A037

Axial thrust, A038

B

B.H.P, B001

Back plate, B002

Back pull out pump, B003

Back to back double seal, B004

Back up ring, B005

Back up sealing, B006

Balance holes, B007

Balance ratio, B008

Balanced mechanical seal, B009

  • Reverse balance, R011
  • Two way hydraulic seal balance T028

Bearing Life, B010

Balancing the impeller D035

Ball Bearing, P026

  • Analyzing bearing parts, TBB002
  • Ball bearings vs. journal or sleeve bearings, B013
  • Bearing Cage, B019
  • Bearing Life, B010
  • DN factor, D019
  • Expansion chamber, E018
  • False burnelling, F007
  • Fatigue, F008
  • Grease, G010
  • Grease seal, G011
  • Internal clearance B045
  • Line bearings, L013
  • Lubricating bearings in centrifugal pumps, B011
  • Lubricant, L021
    • Lubricating Oils, L025
    • Oil additives, L022
    • Solid lubricant, L023
    • Synthetic, L024
  • Precision bearing, P026
  • Roller bearing, R018
  • Sealing the bearing, B012
  • Troubleshooting Ball Bearings, TBB001
    • Analyzing bearing parts, TBB002
    • False burnelling, F007
    • Maintenance practices that cause failures, GT004

Ball bearing internal clearance B045

Ball bearing sealing , B012

Ball bearing vs. sleeve bearings B013

Bar (pressure), B014

Barrier fluid between seals, B015

Base plate, B016

Base plate, free standing B046

Batch operation, B017

Bayonet, B018

BEP, B028

Bearing age B019

Bearing life B020

Bearing lubrication in centrifugal pumps B021

Bearing sealing B022

Bearings, B023

  • Cage B019
  • Journal bearing, J005
  • L10 bearing life, L001
  • Line bearings, L013
  • Lignum vitae bearing material, L012
  • Precision bearing, P026
  • Precision vs. journal or sleeve bearings, B013
  • Roller bearing, R018

Bellows, metal, M012

Bellows seals, B024

  • Damping, D004
  • Effective diameter for hydraulic balance, E002
  • Free length, F035

Bernoulli

  • Bernoulli's equation, B025
  • Bernoulli's law, B026
  • Bernoulli's principal, B027

Best efficiency point (BEP), B028

Best pump technology, B029

Block out, B030

Blow down, B031

Body bound bolts, B032

Boiler, B033

  • Boiler feed pump, B034
  • Boiler feed water B033-1

Booster pump, B035

Boyle's law of gases, B036

Brake horsepower, B037

Brake horsepower curves for various specific speed impellers, B038

Brinnell hardness, B039

  • Hardness testing,S010

British thermal unit (btu.), B040

Buffer fluid between seals, B041

Buna N, B042

Bushing, B043

  • Disaster bushing, D016
  • Thermal bushing, T006

Bushing damage, ST017

Bypass line, B044

C

C- Frame Adapter, C001

CFCs, O024

C.L.A. (centerline average), C002

Calculations you can make:

  • Affinity laws for:
    • Centrifugal pumps, A009
    • Rotary (PD) pumps, A010
  • DN factor, D019
  • Critical speed, C067
  • Efficiency, E003
  • Head, H005
    • Calculating total head in metric units, C003
    • Calculating total head in USCS (inch) units, C004
    • Friction head, F038
    • Pressure head, P033
    • Shut off head, how to estimate it, S051
    • Velocity head V013
  • Heat generation
    • At the seal faces, H008
    • Heat generation within the pump, H009
  • L3/D4, S039
  • NPSHA. Calculating net positive suction head available in USCS (inch) units, N001
  • Pump
  • Three formulas to link head, pressure & velocity, T012
  • Three rules that explain shaft deflection, T013
  • Seal balance, B009
  • Shaft bending S040
  • Specific gravity, S070
  • Specific speed, S072
  • Stuffing box pressure, S097
  • Surface speed, S109
  • Viscosity corrections, V020
  • Water horsepower out of the pump W013
  • Water horsepower (WHP), W003

Calculating total head in metric units, C003

Calculating total head in USCS (inch) units, C004

Canned pump, C005

Capacity, C006

Capillary action, C007

Carbide, C008

Carbon bushing, C009

Carbon seal face manufacture, C010

Carbon graphite, C011

  • Halogens that attack carbon, H001
  • Oxidizers that attack carbon, O023
  • Physicals & Specifications, C012
  • Stress relieving, S093

Carbon, here it does not work, C011_1

Carbon in a metal holder C011_2

Carbon physicals & Specifications, C012

Carbonic acid C012-1

Carbonizing, C013

Carcinogen, C014

Carpenter "42", C015

Cartridge seal, C016

  • Stationary version, S086

Cartridge seal advantages, C017

Cartridge seal overheating problems, C018

Case hardened, C019

Catalyst, C020

Cavitation, C021

  • Air ingestion cavitation, A013
  • Cavitation and high suction energy pumps C021-1
  • Flow turbulence cavitation, F022
  • How to stop cavitation, C022
  • Imploding of the bubbles, I008
  • Incipient cavitation, I009
  • Internal recirculation cavitation, PT009
  • Speed of sound, S075
  • Submergence flow control to prevent cavitation S119
  • Suction specific speed, S105
  • Triple point and its affect on cavitation T029
  • Vane passing syndrome cavitation, PT011
  • Vaporization cavitation,PT007
  • Vortexing liquid, V026

Cavitation and high suction energy pumps C021-1

Cavitation, how to stop it, C022

Cavitation resistant materials for impellers C022-1

Cement grout, G012

Center line design, C022-5

Centipoise, C023

Centistoke, C024

Centrifugal pump, C025

Centrifugal pumps, learning about them TN003-1

Centrifugal pump top 10 features C025_1

Centrifugal reaction, C026

Centrifugal separator, C027

Centrifugal vs. centripital forces C079

Centripetal force, C028

Ceramic, C029

Change of state, C030

Changing pipe diameter P057

Changing flow or capacity in a piping system C074

Charles law of gases, C031

Chart recorder, C032

Charts: C032_1

  • ANSI pump dimensions (inch), GR001
  • ANSI pump dimensions (metric), GR002
  • API table #1, GR003
  • API table #2, GR004
  • Carbon physicals, GR011
  • Durco pump radial bearing life, GR005
  • Flatness Readings, GR006
  • Friction loss charts:
    • !.250 to 1.500 inch pipe, GR021
    • 2.000 to 2.500 inch pipe, GR022
    • 3.00 inch pipe, GR023
    • 6.00 inch pipe, GR024
    • Fitting resistance, inch, GR025
    • Valve resistance, inch, GR026
    • Piping resistance, metric, GR028
    • Valves and fittings, metric, GR027
  • Galvanic Series, GR007
  • Hard face chart, H002_1
  • NPSH available vs. Capacity, GR008
  • NPSHR reductions, GR009
  • O-ring selection chart. ORINGSE
  • Properties of water, GR010
  • Special elastomers chart, SE001
  • Specific speed data, GR012
  • Vapor pressures (-180°F to 60°F), GR013
  • Vapor pressures (-60°F to 240°F), GR014
  • Viscosity corrections, GR015
  • Correlating head, capacity, HP and efficiency, GR016
  • Pump curve, inch, GR017
  • Pump curve, metric, GR018
  • Synchronous motor full load speeds, GR019
  • Chicago Rawhide lip seal life chart, GR020

Check valve, C033

Chemically compatible, C034

Chemraz, C035

Chloride stress corrosion, C036

Chrome carbide, C037

Chrome oxide, C038

Circular casing, C039

Clam shell, C040

Classifying chemicals, C041

Close coupled, C042

Closed impeller, C043

Coated seal face, C044

Coefficient of friction C044_1

Coke, C045

Commodity, C046

Composite, C047

Compound, C048

Compound curve, C049

Compression set, C050

Concentrated cell corrosion, C051

Concentric dual seal, C052

Concentric reducer, C053

Concentricity, C054

Condensate, C055

Condensate pump features C078

Convection, C056

Convection tank, C057

Converting packed pumps to seals, C058

  • The down side of converting to seals, P004

Conversion factors

  • Capacity, C006
  • Energy, E012
  • Erosion resistance, E015
  • Force, F030
  • Mass flow rate conversions, M007
  • Power, P022
  • Pressure, P030
  • Velocity, V012
  • Volume conversions, V022
  • Volumetric rate of flow, V023

Convolution, C059

Cooling jacket, C060

Correlating technical numbers, C073

Corrosion C080

Corrosion, iron C075

Corrosion/ wear limits C077

Corrosion problems, stainless steel, C061

  • Chloride stress corrosion, C036
  • Crevice corrosion,C064
  • Electrolysis, E008
  • Erosion corrosion, E014
  • Fretting corrosion, F036
  • Galvanic corrosion, G002
  • General corrosion, G006
  • Hydrogen embrittlement, H030
  • Intergranular corrosion, I018
  • Micro organisms corrosion, M016
  • Pitting corrosion, P016
  • Selective leaching corrosion, S031

Corrosion problems with submersible pumps C076

Corrosion resistance, C062

Correlating technical terms, C073

Coupling, C063

Crevice corrosion,C064

Critical carrying velocity, C065

Critical pressure, C066

Critical speed, C067

Critical temperature, C068

Cryogenic, C069

  • Cryogenic sealing, SS004

Curing temperature, C070

Cutwater, C071

Cyclone separator, C072

D

D-Frame adapter, D001

D-Gun process, D002

D.I.N. standard, D003

Damping, D004

Dead ending, D005

Dead heading, D006

De-aerate, D007

De-contamination of pump parts being sent out for repair D039

Deflection, D008

De-ionized (DI) water, D009

Demineralized water, D010

Density, D011

Diaphragm pump, D012

Difference between specific speed and suction specific speed, D013

Diffuser pump, D014

Dilatant, D015

Disaster bushing, D016

Discharge head, D017

Discharge recirculation, D018

Discharge throttling S115

DN factor, D019

Double balanced seal, D020

Double ended pump, D021

Double or dual seals, D028 ,

  • Barrier fluid between seals, B015
  • Buffer fluid between seals, B041
  • Double or dual seals, D022
  • Dual seal applications, SA008D029
  • Dual seal as an environmental control, D030

Double suction pump, D023

Double volute, D024

Drive lugs, D025

Driver, D026

Dry running, D027

Dual seal, D028

  • Barrier fluid between seals, B015
  • Buffer fluid between seals, B041
  • Double or dual seals, D022
  • Dual seal applications, SA008D029
  • Dual seal as an environmental control, D030

Ductility, D031

Duplex metal, D032

Durco pumps (Flow-serve), D033

Durometer, D034

Duty point, D038

Dynamic balance, D035

Dynamic elastomer, D036

Dynamic head (system head), D037

E

E.P.A, E001

Effective diameter, E002

Efficiency, E003

Elastic limit, E004

Elastic range, E005

Elastomer (rubber like material), E006

Elastomer selection, E007

Electrolysis, E008

Element, E009

End suction centrifugal pump, E010

Endurance limit, E011

Energy, E012

Environmental control, E013

  • Dual seal as an environmental control, D030
  • Flush, F026S016
  • Quench, Q001
  • Suction recirculation, S104
  • Cooling jacket, C060

Epoxy grout, G012

Estimating shut off head S051-1

Erosion

  • Erosion corrosion, E014
  • Erosion resistance, E015

Ethylene propylene rubber (epr), E016

Euler's equation for an impeller, E017

Excessive motion seals SS005_1

Exotic metal, E019

Expansion chamber, E018

Extrusion, E020

Eye of the impeller, E021

F

Fpm, F001

Face combination, F002

Face flatness, F003

Face lubrication-the theories, F004

  • Asperity theory of lubrication, A031
  • Film thickness, F010

Face pressure, F005

Face to face dual seal designs, F006

False burnelling, F007

Fatigue, F008

Filled carbon, F009

Film thickness, F010

Filter, F011

Finger spring, F012

Finite element analysis , F013

Fire pump features F041

Five "whys" troubleshooting, GT001_1

Flashing, F014

Flash point, F015

Flatness, F016

Flexibility factor, F017

Flexible member, F018

Flexible shaft, F019

Flow or creep, F020

Flow meter, F021

Flow turbulence cavitation, F022

Fluid, F023

Fluoraz, F024

Flurocarbon, F025

Flush, F026

  • Flushing gland, G007

Foot, F027

Foot bearing, F028

Foot valve, F029

Force, F030

Forced circulation, F031

Formed metal bellows, F032

Foundation, F033

Francis vane impeller, F034

Free length, F035

Frequently asked questions about seals (FAQ) F040

Fretting corrosion, F036

Friction head, F037

Friction within the pump, F038

Fugitive emissions, F039

G

Galling G001-1

Galvanic chart, G001

Galvanic corrosion, G002

Galvanic Series, GR007

Gap A & B G002-1

Gas seals, G003

Gasket, G004

Gate valve, G005

General corrosion, G006

General troubleshooting, GT001

Gland, G007

Globe valve, G008

Glossary, pollutants P055

Graphite, G009

Graphs: C032_1

  • ANSI pump dimensions (inch), GR001
  • ANSI pump dimensions (metric), GR002
  • API table #1, GR003
  • API table #2, GR004
  • Carbon physicals, GR011
  • Correlating head, capacity, HP and efficiency, GR016
  • CR lip seal life chart, GR020
  • Durco pump radial bearing life, GR005
  • Flatness Readings, GR006
  • Friction loss charts:
    • !.250 to 1.500 inch, GR021
    • 2.000 to 2.500 inch, GR022
    • 3.00 inch, GR023
    • 6.00 inch, GR024
    • Fitting resistance, inch, GR025
    • Valve resistance, inch, GR026
    • Piping resistance, metric, GR028
    • Valves and fittings, metric, GR027
  • Galvanic Series, GR007
  • NPSH avaailable vs. Capacity, GR008
  • NPSHR reductions, GR009
  • Properties of water, GR010
  • Pump curve, inch, GR017
  • Pump curve, metric, GR018
  • Specific speed data, GR012
  • Steam, temperature vs pressure GR029
  • Synchronous motor full load speeds, GR019
  • Vapor pressures -180°F to 60°F, GR013
  • Vapor pressures -60°F to 240°F, GR014
  • Viscosity corrections, GR015

Gravity G013

Grease, G010

Grease seal, G011

Grout, G012

H

Halogen, H001

Hard face, H002

Hardness testing,S010

  • Brinnell hardness, B039
  • Rockwell "C", R017
  • Scleroscope hardness test, S002

Harmonic vibration, H003

Hastelloy "C", H004

Head, H005

  • Calculating total head in metric units, C003
  • Calculating total head in USCS (inch) units, C004
  • Discharge head, D017
  • Reasons for changes in the pump's head, H006
  • Friction head, F037
  • Pressure head, P033
  • Shut off head, how to estimate it, S051-1
  • Static head, S085
  • Velocity head, V013

Heat check, H007

Heat generation

  • At the seal faces, H008
  • Heat generation within the pump, H009
  • Its affect, H010
  • Techniques to reduce it, H011

Heat transfer oil, H012

  • Brinnell hardness, B039
  • Hardness testing,S010
  • Sealing hot oil, SA015

Heavy duty pump, H013

Helium light band, H014

Hematite/ Magnetite, M004

Hertz, H015

High amperage pump problem, H016

High head, low capacity pumps, H017

High pressure seal, H018

  • High pressure sealing, SS002
  • Back up ring, B005

High speed pumps, H019

  • High speed sealing, SS001

High suction energy pumps H036

High temperature problems, H020

Homogeneous, H021

Horse power, H022

Hotwell, H023

Hydraulic balance, B009

Hydraulic force, H025

Hydraulic Institute Standards, H026

Hydrocarbon, H027

Hydrodynamic force, H028

  • Hydrodynamic seal, H029

Hydrogen embrittlement, H030

Hydrolysis, H031

Hydronium ion, H032

Hydrostatic seal, H033

Hydrostatic test, H034

Hysteresis, H035

I

I.D, I001

I.S.O, I002

Impeller, I003

  • Adjustment for open impellers, I005
  • Affinity laws for:
    • Centrifugal pumps, A009
    • Rotary (PD) pumps, A010
  • Balance holes, B007
  • Balancing the impeller D035
  • Brake horsepower curves for various specific speed impellers, B038
  • Clearance setting for open impellers, I005
  • Closed impeller, C043
  • Duplex metal, D032
  • Difference between specific speed and suction specific speed, D013
  • Euler's equation for an impeller, E017
  • Eye of the impeller, E021,
  • Francis vane impeller, F034
  • Inducer, I011
  • Investment casting, I023
  • Iteration of the impeller, I025
  • Leading edge of the impeller, L010
  • Modifying the impeller, M023
  • Open impeller, O011
  • Over hung impeller, O019
  • Pre-rotation of the incoming fluid, P028
  • Pump out vanes, P044
  • Reversed impeller, R013
  • Selecting the impeler, TN002_1
  • Semi-open impeller, S035
  • Shroud, I006
  • Slip, S059
  • Specific speed, impeller shape, S072
  • Suction specific speed, S105
  • Trailing edge of the impeller, T021
  • Vane, I00
  • Vortex design, V025

Impeller diameter vs. pump flow I003-1

Impeller diameter reduction H037

Impeller tutorial TN002-1

Implode, I008

Improvements in seal design S113

Incipient cavitation, I009

Inclusion, I010

Inducer, I011

Induction motor, I012

Inertia, I013

Inhibitor, I014

Injecting air into the suction side of the pump I026

Injection molding, I015

Inorganic, I016

Inline pump, I017

Inspecting seal components for damage, ST007

Intergranular corrosion, I018

Intermittent service, I019

Internal recirculation,I020

Internal recirculation cavitation, 1021

Invar "36", I022

Investment casting, I023

Iron Corrossion C075

ISO, I024

Iteration, I025

J

Jack bolts, J001

Jacket, stuffing box, J002

Jockey pump, J003

Joule, J004

Journal bearing, J005

  • Vs. ball bearings, B013

K

Kalrez®, K001

Kaolin, K002

Kelvin/ Rankine temperature scales R009

Kilowatt, K003

Kinematic, K004

L

L10 bearing life, L001

L3/D4, L002S039

  • L3/D4 calculation, S040
  • Shaft breakage, S041
  • L3/D4 and mechanical seal failure, L003

Labyrinth seal, L004

Laminar flow, L005

Lantern ring, L006

Lapped, L007

Large stuffing box, O020

Laser aligner, L008

Leaching, L009

Leading edge of the impeller, L010

Leakage in mechanical seals, L011

Lignum vitae, L012

Line bearings, L013

Line bored, L014

Linear pressure drop, L015

Lip seal, L016

Liquor, L017

Lomakin Effect, L018

Low expansion metals, L019

Low head, PT004

Low flow, PT003L020

Lubricant, L021

  • Lubricating Oils, L025
  • Oil additives, L022
  • Solid lubricant, L023
  • Synthetic, L024

Lubricating the mechanical seal faces L026

Lubricating the smechanical seal rubber parts L027

M

Mach number, M001

Magnetic bearings M033

Magnetic drive, M002

Magnetic seal, M003

Magnetite/ Hematite, M004

Maintenance practices that cause seal and bearing failures, GT004

Maintenance programs, M005

  • Predictive maintenance, P027
  • Preventive maintenance, pumps, P034
  • Preventive maintenance, seals, P035

Maintenance troubleshooting  M031

Martensitic metals, M006

Mass flow rate conversions, M007

Mating ring, M008

Mean diameter, M009

Mechanical seal, M010

Mechanical seal improvements M010-1

Mechanical seal selection, TN005

Meniscus, M011

Metal:

  • Active metal, A006
  • Annealing, A020
  • Anodize, A021
  • Austenitic steels, A034
  • Brinnell hardness, B039S010
  • Carpenter "42", C015
  • Case hardened, C019
  • Ductility, D031
  • Duplex metal, D032
  • Elastic limit, E004
  • Elastic range, E005
  • Endurance limit, E011
  • Exotic metal, E019
  • Fatigue, M013
  • Flow or creep, F020
  • Galvanic chart, G001
  • Hastelloy "C", H004
  • Inclusion, I010
  • Invar "36", I022
  • Investment casting, I023
  • Low expansion metals, L019
  • Martensitic metals, M006
  • Modulus of elasticity, M024
  • Passivated, P009
  • Plasma spray, P017
  • Plastic range of the metal, P018
  • Selecting the metal for the seal componens, M014
  • Stabilizer,S080
  • Stainless steel, S081
  • Strain, S090
  • Stress, S091
  • Stress relieve, S093
  • Work harden, W012
  • Yield point, Y001

Metal bellows, M012

Metal bellows seal, B024

  • Damping, D004
  • Effective diameter for hydraulic balance, E002
  • Free length, F035

Metal fatigue, M013

Metal selection, M014

Meters per second, M015

Micro organisms corrosion, M016

Micron, M017

Minimum flow, M018

Miscible, M019

Mixer sealing, A012

  • Spool piece, S078

Mixed acid, M020

Mixture, M022

Modifying the impeller, M023

Modulus of elasticity, M024

Moment of inertia, M025

Monitoring the pump, M026

Monochromatic light, M027

Monolithic face, M028

Motion seals SS005_1

Motor magnetic center M032

Motor selection, M029

  • Service factor for electric motors, S037
  • Soft start vs full voltage start of pump motors S117

Multiple seal, D028

Multistage pump, M030

N

Narratives, (Tutorials) TN001

  • Pump selection, TN002
  • Pump installation, TN003
  • Pump modification,TN004
  • Mechanical seal selection, TN005

Negative pressure, N004

NPSH, N011

NPSHA. Calculating net positive suction head available in USCS (inch) units, N001

NPSHA, testing for it N001-01

NPSHR, testing for it N002-01

NPSHR. Net positive suction head required, N002

  • NPSHR reductions, N003

Newton, N005

Newtonian fluid, N006

Noise in the pump, N007

Non clogging seal features, N008

Non lubricant, N009

Non metallic seal, N010

O

O.D. (outside diameter), O001

OEM or original equipment mfg., O002

OEM seal problems, O003

O-Ring

Oil

Open impeller, O011

Operating length of the mechanical seal, O012

Operating window on the pump curve, O013

Operation problems (pump), GT003

Operator troubleshooting  O025

Optical flat, O014

Orifice, O003_1

OSHA, O015

  • OSHA 1910 sealing, O016

Outgas, O017

Outside seals, O018

Over hung impeller, O019

Oversize stuffing box, O020

Oversized pump, O021

Oxidize, O022

Oxidizer, O023

Ozone, O024

P

PD (positive displacement) pump, P001

PV (pressure-velocity) factor, P002

Packing, P003

Packing conversion problems, P004

Packing conversion to a mechanical seal, P005

Paper stock pumps P060

Parallel operation, P006_1P006

Pascal, P007

  • Pascal's Law, P008

Passivated, P009

pH, P010

Pedestal, F033

Permeable, P011

Physicals, P012

Pilot diameter, P013

Pipe diameter, affect of changing P057

Pipe strain, P014

Piping problems P059

Piping recommendations, P015

  • Flow through an orifice, O003_1

Piping systems

  • Affect of changing the diameter P057
  • Affect of changing the flow C074

Pit pumps P015_1

Pitting corrosion, P016

Plasma spray, P017

Plastic

  • Thermoplastic,T009
  • Thermosetting, T010

Plastic range of the metal, P018

Plated seal face, P019

Pollutant glossary P055

Positive displacement pump, R019

Positive face seal for bearings, P021

Power, P022

Power end, P023

Power factor, P024

Power failure problem, P025

Precision bearing, P026

Precision vs. journal or sleeve, B013

Predictive maintenance, P027

Pre-rotation, P028

Press fit seal faces, P029

Pressure

  • Absolute pressure, A002
  • Atrmospheric, A033
  • Bar (metric), B014
  • Conversions, P030
  • Drop in pressure, P031
  • Gradient, P032
  • Pressure head, P033
  • Stuffing box pressure, S097

Preventive maintenance

  • Preventive maintenance, pumps, P034
  • Preventive maintenance, seals, P035

Preventing premature seal failure P035_1

Priming a centrifugal pump, P036

  • Priming- the pump looses its prime, PT012

Proprietary product, P037

Pump

  • Affinity laws for:
    • Centrifugal pumps, A009
    • Rotary (PD) pumps, A010
  • Alignment, A014
    • C or D frame adapter, C001
  • Base plate, B016
  • Basics
    • Best efficiency point (BEP), B028
    • L3/D4 calculation, S040
    • Three formulas for head, pressure & velocity, T012
    • Three rules that explain shaft deflection, T013
  • Best pump technology, B029
  • Condensate pump features C078
  • Curve, P038
    • Best efficiency point (BEP), B028
    • Operating window on the pump curve, O013
    • Pump curve modifications for paper stock, P039
    • Pump curve shape, P040
  • Efficiency, E003
  • Foundation, F033
  • Grout, G012
  • Head, H005
    • Calculating total head in metric units, C003
    • Calculating total head in USCS (inch) units, C004
    • Reasons for changes in the pump's head, H006
    • Friction head, F038
    • Pressure head, P033
    • Shut off head, how to estimate it, S051
    • Static head, S085
    • Velocity head, V013,
  • Inducer, I011
  • Installation, TN003P041
  • Maintenance practices causing problems, GT004
  • Misconceptions, P042
  • Monitoring the pump, M026
  • Modifications to make, P043
  • NPSHR. Net positive suction head required, N002
  • Operations practices that cause problems, GT003
  • Operating window on the pump curve, O013
  • Pit pumps P015_1
  • Priming a centrifugal pump, P036
    • Priming- the pump looses its prime, PT012
  • Pump out vanes, P044
  • Repair, P045P056
  • Repeller, R010
  • Rules of thumb, centrifugal pumps, R023
  • Selection, TN002
  • Shaft rotation direction, P046
  • Size, P047
  • Specification problems, GT002
  • Starting a centrifugal pump, S083
  • Standards, P048
    • Standards problems,P049
  • Surging S116
  • System curve, S111
  • Technology; here is what is available, P050
  • Troubleshooting overview, PT001
  • Types, P051
    • Back pull out pump, B003
    • Boiler feed pump, B034
    • Booster pump, B035
    • Canned pump, C005
    • Center line design, C022-5
    • Centrifugal pump, C025
    • Diaphragm pump, D012
    • Diffuser pump, D014
    • Double ended pump, D021
    • Double suction pump, D023
    • Double volute, D024
    • Fire pump features F041
    • Heavy duty pump, H013
    • High head, low capacity, H017
    • High speed pumps, H019
    • High suction energy H036
    • Inline pump, I017
    • Magnetic drive, M002
    • Multistage pump, M030
    • Paper stock pumps P060
    • Pump selection, TN002
    • Positive displacement pump, P020
    • Repeller, R010
    • Rotary pumps, R019
    • Seal-only pump, S024
    • Self-priming pump, S033
    • Slurry pumps, S062
    • Turbine pump, D014
    • Variable speed drive, V010
    • Vortex pump, V025
  • Venting vertical pump stuffing boxes V028
  • Wear ring, W006

Pump chart layout P061

Pump-out vanes, P044

Pump performance field testing P044-1

Pump rebuilding P056

Pump running as a turbine P045-1

Pump is surging S116

Pumpage, P052

Pumping ring, P053

Pumping slurries, S062

Pumping systems, recognizing the problems P058

Pumps in pits P015_1

Pusher seal, P054

Q

Quench, Q001

Questions about seals, S017

Quill shaft, Q002