Centrifugal Pump Minute

Centrifugal Pump Troubleshooting: Excessive Seal Leakage

During this Centrifugal Pump Minute, James Farley, Senior Director of Product Management for Griswold, discusses the conditions that could cause your centrifugal pump to experience excessive seal leakage and provides remedies to troubleshoot the problem.

Centrifugal Pump Troubleshooting: Pump Starts, Then Stops

What would cause your centrifugal pump to start but then stop pumping? James Farley, Senior Director of Product Management for Griswold, reviews the likely causes of this problem and ways to fix it in the latest edition of the Centrifugal Pump Minute.

Centrifugal Pump Troubleshooting: Bearings Run Hot

In the latest edition of the Centrifugal Pump Minute, James Farley, Senior Director of Product Management for Griswold, discusses why centrifugal pump failure can occur when the bearings run hot, likely causes, and remedies to troubleshoot the issue.

Centrifugal Pump Troubleshooting: Pump Does Not Produce Rated Flow or Head

Is your centrifugal pump having trouble producing the rated flow or head? In this Centrifugal Pump Minute, James Farley, Senior Director of Product Management for Griswold, discusses the conditions and likely causes as to why this could be happening and provides remedies to troubleshoot the issue.

Centrifugal Pump Troubleshooting: No Liquid Delivered

In the latest Centrifugal Pump Minute, James Farley, Senior Director of Product Management for Griswold, discusses the likely causes as to why your centrifugal pump is not delivering any liquid. James also provides several remedies to troubleshoot the problem.

Alignment: ANSI Centrifugal Pump

In this Centrifugal Pump Minute, James Farley, Griswold Product Manager, illustrates how to properly align the couplings on a centrifugal pump. Proper coupling alignment is critical to minimizing pump vibration and maintaining reliable performance.

Vibration: ANSI Centrifugal Pump

In this Centrifugal Pump Minute, James Farley, Griswold Product Manager, discusses how high-level vibration can be extremely damaging to the pump, as well as what components are most vulnerable to vibration damage. James also covers detection technology and ways to better analyze vibration effects on the pump.

Pump Inspection: ANSI Centrifugal Pump

In this Centrifugal Pump Minute, James Farley, Griswold Product Manager, reviews how to perform proper pump inspection for a typical ANSI centrifugal pump. Using the Griswold test lab, James shows the steps and wear points that should be noted during the inspection

DOE Pump Efficiency

DOE Pump Efficiency The upcoming DOE efficiency requirements for pumps will be disruptive to the pump industry and it is important for manufacturers and customers to become prepared. In this post, we are not covering all aspects of the regulation, but highlighting key features and providing good references for...

How to Measure Total Dynamic Head

In this Centrifugal Pump Minute, James Farley, Griswold Product Manager, discusses total dynamic head, and its importance when assessing a pumps performance in the field. Using the Griswold test lab, James shows the difference in measuring discharge pressure versus measuring differential pressure.