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E-592 - Pumps Maintenance

5 days MAT/PUMPMAINTGB
Level
Proficiency
Audience
  • Engineers and technicians involved in centrifugal and positive displacement pump operation, maintenance or engineering.
  • Employees in charge of maintenance running of the pumping systems.
Purpose
  • This course provides a better understanding of centrifugal and displacement volumetric pump technology and maintenance principles.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • describe the behavior and the technology of pumps,
  • provide the maintaining solutions applied in their pumping units,
  • establish a diagnosis of the incidents and participate in the troubleshooting meetings.
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Functional approach for a better understanding.
  • Numerous examples and cases studies from the Oil & Gas production industry and analysis of manufacturer file.

TECHNOLOGY & OPERATION 2 days
  • Centrifugal pumps - Functional approach:
  • Different types of centrifugal pumps and integration in the process.
  • Study step by step of the main functions:
  • Process: impeller, wear rings, balancing, pump body shape, …
  • Sealing: mechanical sealing, typical arrangements (single, dual, dry seal). Selection according API 382 standard, materials, type.
  • Friction face heating.
  • Support: axial and radial, thrust and journal bearings.
  • Lubrication: oil and grease, …
  • Monitoring: rotor displacement, vibrations, temperature, pressure, …
  • Building step by step a monocellular centrifugal pump.
  • Volumetric pumps
  • Different types of pumps: rotary and reciprocating pumps.
  • Operating principle and utilization of the different types of pumps.
  • Influence of clearance, internal leaks, nature of product on flow rate and pressure.
  • Flow rate control.
  • Installation guidelines: position of tanks, line diameters, metering drums, pulsation dampeners, pressure valves.
  • Particular choices
  • Coupling and driven machines.
  • ATEX: material consequences.
MAINTENANCE (preventive, conditional, corrective) 2 days
  • Preventive maintenance: systematic actions, routine, alignment.
  • Conditional maintenance: vibrations measurement, oil lubrication analysis, thermography, …
  • Corrective maintenance: mounting, dismounting, metrology, repairing technics.
ANALYSIS OF A MANUFACTURER DATABOOK 0.5 day
  • Data sheet.
  • Technologic choices.
  • PID reading.
TROUBLESHOOTING 0.5 day
  • Failure and incidents: studying the most frequent cases (cavitation, priming situation, low flowrate, …).