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.
No matter the size, any production system will have at least one motor to provide the power—and with proper attention, that motor’s efficiency plays its part in a plant’s smooth operation. Consider the current motor population in […]
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.
A common misunderstanding, especially in the paper industry, is that a universal joint driveline (or Cardan shaft) must operate at three degrees minimum misalignment. This concept causes mills and plant to spend unnecessary resources to create this minimum […]
Case Study: Mining for the Best Solution See how Motion Repair & Services gained a lasting customer through problem-solving over product sales. Identifying a Customer’s Additional Needs In January 2022, our Motion branch in Prince […]
Case Study: Defying the Odds of Vertical Pump Repairs See how Motion Repair & Services collaborates with our partners to get the job done Racing Against the Clock to Complete an Expedited Repair Job In […]