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Grease the Bearings

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Put Bearing Misconceptions to Rest One of the most common failures that I encounter in my travels is customers often times do not grease the bearings in our vertical series of pumps. Because of this, most of our pump failures involve the lower bearing. Customers will often grease the upper bearings assuming the grease makes its way down to the lower bearing. This … Read More

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Pump making strange noises? – check the belts

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I recently visited a well-known copper mine that had contacted us after hearing some irregular noises coming from their brand new pump. The noises were obviously causing them some panic, especially with it being from a new pump. They were convinced the sounds were being caused by either a bearing issue or the impeller rubbing.  After arriving on site, we … Read More

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Service Adventurer

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Thanks for checking out my blog. This is literally going to be a diary of the life and times of a Field Service Manager. First a joke…What do you call a man constantly in the dog house with his wife?A field service manager. Okay, all joking aside, this blog is for every maintenance manager and superintendent out there, as well … Read More

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Welcome to the Hevvy Tech Talk Blog.

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In this blog we’re excited to bring you a monthly look at some of the latest technological advances in the pumping industry and the markets they serve. We’ll look at what’s working, why it’s working and how you can possibly use it to improve your own situation.I’ll try to take you through real applications and designs that I come across … Read More