Month: July 2016

Simple Way to Determine Suction Lift

Note: Cornell Pump Market Managers provide periodic articles to the blog, to discuss issues and developments and pump. The articles are meant to be more conversation and less technical, while still explaining important pumping concepts. In this edition, Cornell Pump Industrial Market Manager Derek Petersen discusses a method to determine suction lift.  People always ask… Read more »

Packing vs Mechanical Seal

Note: Cornell Pump Market Managers provide periodic articles to the blog, to discuss issues and developments and pump. The articles are meant to be more conversation and less technical, while still explaining important pumping concepts. In this edition, Cornell Pump Agricultural Market Manager Bob Jansen discusses differences between packing and mechanical seals. Packing is the… Read more »

Try Quiz #2 –Test your Pump Knowledge

How well do you know pumps? Take the second in our quiz series to test your general centrifugal pump knowledge! Cornell Pump will be holding our annual pump school in January 2017. We normally hold the school in September, but this year we’re accommodating those who aren’t able to attend because of harvest, etc. The… Read more »

Do you know how to successfully start-up a pump?

Cornell Pump sells thousands of pumps each year—and every one of them has to put into service for the first time in the field or at the installation.  Pumps also need to checked if they have not been used for a period of time, for instance, after the last growing season. To aid operators, we… Read more »