Trained to succeed

The Sulzer academy for pumps and systems offers you comprehensive training on centrifugal pumps. The imparted expert knowledge contributes to a better understanding of the pump as a core component and its interaction within the plant. We will help you to meet the increasing demands regarding profitability, availability and safety of the installed pumps.

Compact course: Pump technology for practitioners

This 2 ½ day open training is addressed to operators and maintenance personnel, as well as plant designers with a focus on centrifugal pumps and their components. Using approved presentations, training videos and interactive exercises both in the workshop, and with scale model pumps, you will learn all you need to know about:

  • Pump ranges and design features of centrifugal pumps
  • Hydraulic and physical basics of centrifugal pumps
  • Pump system curves
  • Cavitation and NPSH
  • Erection and commissioning dos and don‘ts
  • Operating range and safe operation
  • Maintenance measures
  • Shaft sealing systems, couplings and bearings
  • Fault finding and monitoring systems
  • Efficiency enhancement through retrofit
  • Construction materials
  • Failures and how to avoid them
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