Rotary Positive Displacement Pumps

This interactive training unit is designed to familiarize trainees with the basic parts and operation of several types of rotary positive displacement pumps. After completing this unit, trainees should be able to describe the general operation of the following types of pumps: screw pumps, gear pumps, lobe pumps, vane pumps, and tubing pumps. They should also be able to describe a general procedure for starting up and shutting down a typical rotary pump, and to explain the function and operation of a relief valve.



Duration: 2 hours