Hudson Pump Training Seminars

Customer Training Schedule

Start and Finish Times: 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Unless otherwise noted all seminars are held at:

Hudson Pump & Equipment Training Facility
3520 Craftsman Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33803
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Basic Positive Displacement Pumps
  • Basic Positive Displacement PumpsReading and Understanding Positive Displacement Pump Curves
  • Proper PD Pump Sizing
  • PD Pump Terminology (NPSH, Cavitation, ETC.)
  • Sizing Motors and Drives for Positive Displacement Pumps
  • Pump Safety
  • Types & Applications for Positive Displacement Pumps (Metering, AOD, Gear, Piston, Etc.)
  • Mechanical Seals and Packing
  • Several Hands-On /Demonstration Workstations for Various Types of PD Pumps
  • Pump Alignment and its Importance
  • Question and Answer Session
Vertical Turbine Pumps
  • Vertical Turbine PumpPurpose & Operation of the Vertical Turbine Pump
  • Primary Components and Materials of Construction
  • Testing Guidelines defined by the Hydraulic Institute
  • Understanding Vibration
  • Understanding Pump Curves
  • Canned Pump and Sump Considerations
Mechanical Seals & Packing
  • mechanical seals packingSealing Fundamentals Review
  • Pump Problem or Seal Problem?
  • Effects of Pump Layout on Seals
  • Effects of Pump Hydraulics on Seals
  • Effects of Pump Start Up on Seals
  • Effects of Temperature and Pressure on Seals
  • Mechanical Seal Selection Criteria and Examples
  • Failure Analysis (Case Histories)
Metering Pump Basics
  • metering pumpsTypes of Metering Pumps
  • Pump Terminology (NPSH, Cavitation, Etc.)
  • Applications for Metering Pumps
  • Proper Sizing of Metering Pumps and Systems
  • Styles & Types of Metering Pump Liquid Ends
  • Styles & Types of Metering Pump Drive Mechanisms
  • Pump Safety
  • Several Workstations for Assembly & Disassembly
  • Question and Answer Session
Air Operated Double Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps
  • AODD PumpsPositive Displacement Pump Types
  • Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pump Basics
  • Pump Curves & Engineering
  • Air Distribution Systems & Elastomers
  • Applications
  • Chemical Resistance Guide
  • Pulsation Dampeners
  • Troubleshooting Guide
  • AODD Air Motor Comparison
Basic Centrifugal Pumps
  • Basic Self-Priming Pump Theory
  • Curves
  • Sizing
  • Pump Terminology (NPSH, Cavitation, Etc.)
  • Brake Horsepower
  • Mechanical Seals and Packing
  • Best Efficiency Point
  • (3) Hands On Workstations (ANSI Pump, Self-Priming & Pump Alignment)
Centrifugal Pumps - Application & Engineering

Assumed Previous Knowledge of: Basic Centrifugal Pump Theory, Reading and Basic Understanding of Pump Curves

Subject Matter to be Covered

  • Picking the Right Pump and Sizing Pumps
  • Fluid Viscosity Effects on Pump Performance
  • NPSH Calculations & System Design
  • Cavitation – Causes and Remedies
  • System Curves and Their Importance in Properly Applying a Pump
  • Best Efficiency Points
  • Mechanical Seals and Packing
  • Several Hands-On/Demonstration Workstations
  • Question and Answer Session