16th International Pump User Symposium (1999)

Table Of Contents

LECTURES
pg. 1A CASE HISTORY - IMPROVEMENTS TO AN EXISTING COOLING TOWER SUMP AND HORIZONTAL SPLIT CASE PUMPS
Paul J. Wallen and Gregory S. Towsley
pg. 9FINDING AND ELIMINATING CHRONIC PUMP FAILURES
Clay Crook
pg. 17HIGH PRESSURE NONCONTACTING MECHANICAL SEAL FOR API APPLICATIONS
Gregory E. Klostermann
pg. 25A CAVITATION RESISTANT HYDROSTATIC SEAL FOR HIGH PRESSURE BREAKDOWN
Warren C. Prouty, Derek S. Da Silva, and Harry Farrell
pg. 35FINITE ELEMENT TRANSIENT THERMAL ANALYSIS OF AN AXIALLY SPLIT HORIZONTAL MULTISTAGE PUMP
Roland Kaiser, Wolfram Lienau, and Douglas J. Peters
pg. 49CASE STUDY - INCREASING THE SYSTEM FLOW IN AN EXISTING SUMP
D. Waylon Free, Blake P. Tullis, and James R. Bird
pg. 59DEVELOPMENT OF A TWIN HYBRID NONCONTACTING GAS SEAL AND ITS APPLICATION TO PROCESS PUMPS
Shifeng Wu, Christopher A. Kowalski, and Lynn E. Stafford
pg. 69DOUBLE GAS SEAL WITH COPLANAR COAXIAL RAYLEIGH PAD FACES FOR PUMP SEALING APPLICATIONS
Alan O. Lebeck and Gabriel Albor
pg. 77GUIDELINES TO MAXIMIZE RELIABILITY AND MINIMIZE RISK IN PLANTS USING HIGH PRESSURE PROCESS DIAPHRAGM PUMPS
Eberhard Schlucker, James M. Blanding, and Joseph F. Murray
pg. 101DESIGN AND OPERATION OF A NONPRESSURIZED DUAL GAS SEAL IN LIGHT HYDROCARBONS
Mark Cooper and Joseph C. Parker
pg. 107LOW COST RELIABILITY THROUGH OPERATOR INVOLVEMENT
Mark Parris and Dan Cameron
pg. 115PUMP RELIABILITY AND EFFICIENCY INCREASE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM - UTILIZING HIGH PERFORMANCE THERMOPLASTICS
Tommy Hinkel and Matt Giffrow
TUTORIALS
pg. 121VANE PASS VIBRATION - SOURCE, ASSESSMENT, AND CORRECTION - A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS
Fred L. Robinett, Johann F. Gulich, and Thomas Kaiser
pg. 139SELECTION OF LUBE OIL SYSTEMS COMPONENTS FOR PROCESS PUMPS AND AUXILARIES (EXTERNAL, PRESSURIZED)
Vinod Patel and Don Coppins
pg. 153HOW TO EXTEND THE LIFE OF YOUR BOILER FEED PUMP
Joseph A. Silvaggio, Jr. and Gary Krafft
pg. 161THE NEW HYDRAULIC INSTITUTE PUMP INTAKE DESIGN STANDARD
Jack Claxton, George E. Hecker, and Arnold Sdano
pg. 171HOW TO JUSTIFY MACHINERY IMPROVEMENTS USING RELIABILITY ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES
H. Paul Barringer and Todd R. Monroe
pg. 185COMPONENT BALANCE FOR CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS - EFFECTS OF PRODUCT DESIGN, BALANCE MACHINE TOOLING, AND THE BALANCING PROCESS ON BALANCING REPEATABILITY
Mark A. Harris, Douglas Paddock, Joseph O. Voelkel, and Kenneth D. Szymanski
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