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January 12, 2024

5 Reasons Pumps Fail

Premature pump failure: Why does it happen? How does it happen? These questions can plague us all from time to time. Have you ever been frustrated that you can’t figure out why your pump is leaking? You just bought it—it’s never been used—and now it is leaking and/or failing to move product. This question has plagued me from time to time. However, pump failures are often not as complicated as they seem and understanding them can give insight.
January 10, 2024

How to Identify and Stop Pump Cavitation

Have you ever passed by a pump and heard what sounds like rocks or marbles going through it? Most likely, this noise is internal cavitation, one of the most common problems with pumps. Cavitation can cause loss of flow, higher energy usage, seal leakage, and internal metal damage.