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Major Problems Of Service Pumps That Can Use Failure

Major Problems Of Service Pumps That Can Use Failure
03 Nov 2022

Water pumps are much required in any facility, from residential, commercial, industrial to agricultural. But pumps may work just fine in the early years post-installation. Soon signs of a problem may start to arise. When you avoid the pump’s servicing issue for a long time, it can snowball into a problem of massive scale such as pump failure. You wouldn’t want to wake up one day just to realize your water pump has given up on you. It will not just cost you a massive chunk of money but will cause obstruction in your day-to-day life as well. There are a few major problems that can cause hinder your pump if you have missed out on pump servicing and result in pump failure:

Mechanical Seal Leak:

Leakage interference issue is common between the seal face, but leakage may also occur in the secondary sealing area. The problem of mechanical seal leakage namely dry running, thermal distortion and misalignment of rings may start to appear in your pump. These problems are easily detected when you service the water pump at right time. 

Lubrication Issue:

Your pump is also a machine. Like any other machine, for its smooth operations, you have to get the gears and other parts lubricated. When you get your pump serviced regularly, the servicing personnel lubricates the pump timely. If, devoid of pump servicing lubrication issues may appear, which make it difficult for the pump to easily perform the task.

Coupling Issue:

One of the most common reasons for pump failure is the coupling issue that may appear in pumps. Coupling issues in the pump may include - misalignment, overload, improper lubrication and more such reason. Coupling issues are quite problematic for pumps. With regular pumping service, such problems can be detected at an early stage.

Process Issue:

These failures occur as a result of an incorrectly chosen pump for the specific process, industrial application, or operating conditions. As a result, selecting the appropriate pump for your application is critical.

These are some of the most common problems in a pump that can arise when you are not getting your pump serviced on time. Prolonged negligence can result in pump failure. This is why you shouldn’t miss out on pump service.