The industrial Kerr pumps, regardless of the sector they are used in, needs to be well maintained to prevent them from disrepair. The Kerr pumps are quite expensive, therefore it is an absolute waste of money to leave them to the mercy of the natural elements.
A lot of the pumps are made to last for longer periods. However, it may not be a surprise to see a few damages occur since they are subject to constant use. Therefore, it is very important to have repairs and you should expect it to have a number of repairs during its life course. Good news is, you can now protect you investment through regular maintenance schedule.
Pump maintenance entails various procedures, most of which are very simple yet very important and should be conducted before and after usage. Depending on how regular or how much they are used, a full service maintenance will sometimes need to be done. A full maintenance service may sometimes need to be done depending on the regularity or the period the pumps are used for. Depending on how long or how regular the pumps are used, a full maintenance service will sometimes be required.
Since there are zero room for errors it is important that the Inspection, replacement and repairs be done by a licensed servicing company. This work should be left entirely to experts since the pumps are sometimes used in areas where even an improperly functioning pump may pose a risk.
Calibration. A periodic calibration that ensures the flow rate is in accordance to the specifications is among the things to do in maintenance. Failure to which your work may be greatly affected and can even lead to accidents. Keeping track of every change in the pumps performance also helps in ensuring the pump works properly.
Checkout the level of the fluids and fuel system. As the temperature changes, so does the Kerr pumps driven by engines. Therefore since the fluid viscosity will change during cold days, the pump will not likely work. This will also apply in the hot weathers. Therefore, before powering up the pump, necessary adjustments needs to be made. Checkout the fuel gauge and connections for cracks, breaks and leaks.
Figure out the fittings. The fittings include bolts, nuts, mounting feet and any other hardware without which the system can malfunction and cause accidents. Belts, fans, wiring and battery cables should also be inspected. Make sure you have the correct attire before attempting to do any repairs. Most servicing companies have personnel armed with the best work-gear, and therefore, inspections can be done without any trouble.
Check out discharge and suction hoses. A lot of waste is removed through the hoses, therefore a regular checkup after a long time of usage is important. Some hose may need to be inspected after being used for 250 hours while some will require frequent maintenance.