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HI and PSM announce second slurry pump webinar series.

Press Release Summary:

Sep 24, 2012 - Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter announce start of upcoming 3-part Understanding the Slurry Standard webinar series, which will be led by slurry pump expert Robert Visintainer of GIW Industries. Session 1 will be held November 6 and will cover Slurry Basics, while Session 2 will take place November 7 and will address Slurry Pump Design and Testing. Session 3, scheduled for November 8, will discuss Slurry Pump Wear and Application.

Pump Systems Matter - Parsippany, NJ

Original Press Release

Hydraulic Institute & Pump Systems Matter Announce Second Webinar Series on Slurry Pumps in 2012

Press release date: Sep 20, 2012

Parsippany, NJ, - Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter announce the start of the upcoming Understanding the Slurry Standard webinar series. The three-part webinar series will be led by slurry pump expert Robert Visintainer of GIW Industries.

This series will cover slurry pump basics during Session 1.  Slurry pump design testing will be discussed in Session 2.  Session 3 will cover slurry pump wear & application.

Session 1 -- Slurry Basics, November 6, 2012, 1:00-2:00pm EDT
Session 2 -- Slurry Pump Design & Testing, November 7, 2012, 1:00-2:00pm EDT
Session 3 -- Slurry Pump Wear & Application, November 8, 2012, 1:00-2:00pm EDT

The fee is $79.00 per session or $212.00 for the entire series. Advance registration is required and HI Members receive a 25% discount on the regular registration fee.  Participants of the Understanding the Slurry Standard webinar series may earn up to three PDH credits, one per session.

To learn more about the Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter or to register for this course, please visit

A copy of the Rotodynamic (Centrifugal) Slurry Pumps (ANSI/HI 12.1-12.6) is available for $195.00 at For a complete list of available ANSI/HI Standards, please visit

About the Hydraulic Institute:  The Hydraulic Institute (HI) is the largest association of pump producers and suppliers to the pump industry in North America, and is a global authority on pumps and pumping systems.  HI Pump Standards are reliable, widely accepted references for anyone involved in pumps, including users, consultants, contractors, construction firms, manufacturers of pumps, seals, motors, instrumentation, controls, and pump software developers and systems integrators.  HI periodically introduces new Standards based on industry needs.  For more information about the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and Standards Partners, visit and

About Pump Systems Matter:  Pump Systems Matter (PSM) is an educational initiative created to assist North American pump users gain a more competitive business advantage through strategic, broad-based energy management and pump system performance optimization. PSM’s mission is to provide the marketplace with tools and collaborative opportunities to integrate pump system performance optimization and efficient energy management practices into normal business operations. For more information on PSM, visit

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