Flow Control Magazine Brings Popular Industrial Pumping Systems Training to Indianapolis

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World-renowned expert, Larry “The Pump Guy” Bachus, will lead a three-day seminar detailing best practices for pumping systems optimization

Pump Guy Seminar
"I thought this seminar was one of the best I've attended in my career. Larry gave me the practical tools/steps to analyze a pump system. Now I feel I can go back to my plant and look at a few systems that we seem to be working on too much."

Flow Control magazine is sponsoring the Pump Guy Seminar, June 16-18, in Indianapolis. Led by world-renowned pumping systems expert and regular Flow Control contributor, Larry Bachus, the Pump Guy Seminar provides practical insights on the fundamental principles of efficient pumping systems design, operation, and maintenance. Upon completion of this unique three-day training, attendees will understand how to apply best practices for efficient and reliable pumping systems in real-world application environments.

Bachus, author of the popular textbook "Everything You Need to Know About Pumps" (included with seminar registration), has traveled the world to present the Pump Guy Seminar and consult major industries, such as oil and gas, pulp and paper, water and wastewater, mining, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, etc. Bachus brings with him 30-plus years' experience working with industrial pumping systems. His lively training style breaks down the fundamentals of pumping systems efficiency and reliability in a way that brings those “ah ha” moments to a broad range of professionals, from operations and maintenance to engineering and general management.

Key topics covered during the Pump Guy Seminar include:

  • Head vs. Pressure
  • Absolute & Pressure Gauges
  • NPSHr vs. NPSHa
  • Cavitation Causes & Prevention
  • The Affinity Laws
  • Flow & Head
  • Efficiency Formula & Application
  • Power Formula & Application
  • Pump Classifications
  • Suction-Specific Speed
  • Pump Curves vs. System Curves
  • Shaft Deflection
  • Pump Motor Alignment
  • Bearings
  • Pump Packing
  • Mechanical Seals
  • Pump Piping

Attendees will receive a certificate for 21 Professional Development Hours upon completion of the Pump Guy Seminar. Lunch will be provided on each day of the training.

For a full course outline and to register for the Pump Guy Seminar in Indianapolis, visit FlowControlNetwork.com/PumpGuy. Wondering whether the Pump Guy Seminar is for you? Check out the “Pump Guy Insights” video series, featuring key lessons learned from the Pump Guy training.

Endress+Hauser is a Partner Sponsor and host of the June 16-18 Pump Guy Seminar. As host, Endress+Hauser is offering Pump Guy Seminar attendees the opportunity to register for an exclusive half-day F-100 Coriolis Flow Fundamentals course on June 19. The course will include hands-on using E+H's state-of-the-art PTU®, lunch at noon, and an optional tour of E+H's Flowtec production—the most advanced flowmeter manufacturing and calibration facilities in North America. Empowering Pumps, an information and connection hub for the global pump industry, is also a Partner Sponsor of the Pump Guy Seminar Series.

About Flow Control Magazine
Flow Control magazine is the leading source for fluid handling systems design, operation and maintenance. It focuses exclusively on technologies for effectively moving, measuring and containing liquids, gases and slurries. It aims to serve any industry where fluid handling is a requirement.

Flow Control magazine, Grand View Media Group, 200 Croft St., Suite 1, Birmingham, AL 35242, FlowControl(at)GrandViewMedia(dot)com, http://www.FlowControlNetwork.com.

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