Practical Machinery Management for Process Plants: Volume 4

Practical Machinery Management for Process Plants: Volume 4

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This updated edition is an invaluable source of practical cost-effective maintenance, repair, installation, and field verification procedures for machinery engineers. It is filled with step-by-step instructions and quick-reference checklists that describe preventive and predictive maintenance for major process units such as vertical, horizontal, reciprocating, and liquid ring vacuum pumps, fans and blowers, compressors, turboexpanders, turbines, and more. Also included are sections on machinery protection, storage, lubrication, and periodic monitoring. A new section examines centrifugal pumps and explains how and why they continue to fail. More new information focuses on maintenance for aircraft derivative gas turbines. This revised edition gives special attention throughout to maintenance and repair procedures needed to ensure efficiency, performance, and long life.Shutting Down the Pump The discharge valve on a centrifugal pump should be partially closed before the driver is stopped in ... of pumps and mechanical seals in this type of environment is very dependent on proper maintenance procedures.

Title:Practical Machinery Management for Process Plants: Volume 4
Author:Heinz P. Bloch, Fred K. Geitner
Publisher:Gulf Professional Publishing - 1997-01-10


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