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Title: Chemical Feed Pump Operations, Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Description: This course will help participants develop an understanding of how various types of chemical metering pumps operate, and how to keep them in top operating condition. Specifically, the course will cover component parts and terminology, sound pump operation and maintenance procedures, problem solving, and how to increase pump life and maximize equipment down time, all using chemical feed pump cutaways and easy-to-read visuals. Utilizing case studies, real-world examples will help students understand how to integrate efficient troubleshooting methods to assist in the day-to-day operations of a chemical feed system.
Who Should Attend: Water utility operations professionals who deal directly with their systems' chemical feed systems as well as their maintenance will find this seminar of interest. Whether as a review for seasoned personnel or an orientation for new staff, the straight forward agenda in this seminar will present important information that can be utilized in "real world" situations.
Pre-requisites: None
CEUs: 0.6
Learning Objectives/Outcomes: During this 6-hour interactive training program participants will be able to:
  • Discuss the outcomes described at the start of class
  • List at least two types of chemical feed pumps and their differences
  • Describe the flow in an electronic feed pump from the suction side to the discharge side
  • Explain the concept of pacing to flow and how this affects chemical feed
  • List the Do's and Don'ts of replacing parts in a pump feed
  • Describe how to check chemical compatibility in pump components
  • Explain how to set up a preventative maintenance program
  • Discuss how to successfully correct all the presented case challenges including proper dosing, flow pacing, suction lift vs. flooded suction, net positive suction head, pump head gasification and alarms & controls.
  • Learning Outcome/Assessment Method: None
    Technology Requirements: None

    Changed at: 7/14/2016 9:00 AM Changed by: Kirsten
    Created at: 9/24/2014 12:23 PM Created by: Jeanne

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