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Magnetically Driven Pumps

As the name implies, magnetic drive pumps use a magnetic field type of coupling to transfer torque from the motor to initiate motion in the pump, rather than the mechanical connection found in conventional pump designs. Mag drive pumps have … Continue reading

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High Pressure Pumps

Your high pressure pumps are at the center of your industrial operations, yet they are usually the most neglected equipment in the system until they break down. This is partly because any pump repair or maintenance work should only be … Continue reading

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Industrial Submersible Pump Repair, Service & Maintenance

Just as the name suggests, a wet well submersible pump operates when submerged in the fluid material such as water or sewage. The motor is usually sealed hermetically and encapsulated in the pump casing to maintain proper operation even when … Continue reading

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Avoid Lubrication Maintenance Mistakes

Problems cause wear and damage, create friction and heat, and can lead to costly repairs. by Matthew McCormack   Avoid Lubrication Maintenance Mistakes Proper lubrication of rolling bearings in rotating machinery—pump systems included—is essential in realizing optimized performance and reliability. Whether … Continue reading

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Common Pumping Mistakes

Why does a pump’s hydraulic performance differ from its published curve? This is one of the most common questions about pump performance. The answer to the question is often simple but can be difficult to sort out given the myriad … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Prevent the #1 Cause of Pump Downtime

Currently, mechanical seal failures are the #1 cause of pump downtime. Mechanical seals are at the forefront of functional industrial pumping systems with the goal of restraining product leakage. However, mechanical seals are often made from a list of very … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our Industrial Pump Repair & Maintenance Blog!

Pump Engineering Co. is a well-established fluid handling technology company that has been providing industrial pump repair & maintenance to Southern California since 1946. We provide emergency services and employ licensed, trained industrial pump technicians to ensure your systems are … Continue reading

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