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10 Mistakes that ruin the Pump’s life cycle

We always want to have our pumps running for long time without breakdown. But there are small mistakes which can ruin the pumps and decrease their life. Let’s check below 10 ways that ruin our Pump’s health

1. Allowing the pump to run-dry

2. Pumping solids/abrasives with the wrong pump

3. Using the wrong sized impeller

4. Incorrectly adjusting the impeller & improper dynamic balancing

5. Operating the pump at shut-off

6. Operating the pump too far back on the curve

7. Poor piping

8. Improper alignment of pump & motor

9. Mechanical Seal Installation Errors

10. Using too little, too much or the incorrect lubricant

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