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Oct 8, 2018 8:06:00 AM

Tips to Extend the Life of Your Pump

Little time is spent on pumps by most plant personnel until something goes wrong.   When this happens it usually costs a lot of time and money to fix.  Regular checks and maintenance go a long way in avoiding major downtime.

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May 23, 2018 8:03:00 AM

7 Ways Gauges Can Extend Pump life

Pressure gauges and switches are among the most often used instruments in a plant. Monitoring your gauges and regular maintenance can help you avoid expensive and unexpected shutdowns.

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Feb 14, 2017 10:30:00 AM

6 Tips to Extend Pump Life

Little time is spent on pumps by most plant personnel until something goes wrong.   When this happens it usually costs a lot of time and money.  By simply monitoring the pressure gauges, you can avoid unexpected shutdowns and save a lot of money on expensive repairs.  

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Dec 17, 2016 7:16:38 AM

Pumping systems & energy efficiency


Pumping systems account for nearly 20% of the world’s energy used by electric motors and 25% to 50% of the total electrical usage in certain industrial facilities. Clearly, pumping systems consume a significant amount of the total electrical energy. 

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Aug 15, 2016 10:04:46 AM

Do You know the difference between a pump and a circulator?

What's the difference between a “pump” and a “circulator pump”? They look the same and they both create  a pressure differential to move liquids, but the difference becomes obvious when you look at the application.

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May 17, 2016 3:22:49 PM

Tips to Extend the Life of Your Pump

At IER Services, we are often asked by our customers the best way to extend the life of their pumps and electric motors.  Preventive pump maintenance is essential to keep your pump from failing.   A visual inspection performed on a regular basis is  the best way to identify issues before they become a full blown disaster.

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Jan 31, 2016 3:20:40 PM

Pump Systems & VFD Optimization Seminar

IER Services invites you to attend the Pumping Systems and Variable Frequency Drives Optimization one-day course taking place at the Hollywood Casino on April 15, 2016 that offers exclusive instruction on how to analyze and improve the reliability of your pumping systems.

This comprehensive session will provide you with a solid understanding and foundation in improving the efficiency and reliability of pumping systems by utilizing a variable frequency drive.

Lunch will be provided for attendees from 11:00am - 12:00pm EST.

Course Location: (google maps link)
Hollywood Casino
200 Georgesville Rd.
Columbus, OH 43228 

Each course participant receives:

    • PSMART (Pump System Modeling Tool)
    • LCC Calculator Tool
    • System Efficiency/Friction Loss Spread Sheet (Tool)
    • Completion certificate with 3 PDH credits from HI
    • Valve Tool
    • Variable Frequency Drive/Motor selection/application guide
    • Wire to Water Calculator / Spreadsheet
    • Parallel Pumping Calculator / Spread Sheet
    • Speed Change Calculator / Spreadsheet
    • Heat Exchanger Circulating Water Pump Spreadsheet /
    • Calculator
    • Optimizing Pumping Systems Guidebook (Retail value: $205)
       
About the Presenter:

Over 40 years of experience in the pump industry designing, field testing, repairing and troubleshooting mechanical seals, compressors and pumping systems. William C. Livoti has worked for several pump and mechanical seal OEM’s as well as Corporate Principal Engineer for Balance of Plant equipment at a large power utility company where among other responsibilities he was accountable for asset management, life cycle performance, system assessment, failure analysis, plant efficiency, O&M and capital budget. Mr. Livoti has co-authored two books with the Hydraulic Institute, Pumps System Optimization Guide Lines and Power Plant Pump Application Guide Lines. William is an active member of Vibration Institute, IEEE Power Engineering Society and Electric Power Research Institute Large Electric Motor Users Group.

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