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HI Webinar explorers NPSH margin guidelines for rotodynamic pumps.

Press Release Summary:

May 04, 2015 - Hydraulic Institute (HI) collaborated with its NPSH committee members to develop technical webinar program focused on NPSH and its relationship to cavitation and other pump operation. Targeting pump distributors, manufacturers, and end-users, webinar concerns calculating available NPSH, understanding how insufficient NPSHA will affect pump operation, and what NPSH margin is needed to ensure good performance longevity to pump equipment. Bruce Ticknor will serve as course instructor.

Pump Systems Matter - Parsippany, NJ

Original Press Release

Hydraulic Institute Announces First Webinar in 2015 in Guidelines for NPSH Margin for Rotodynamic Pumps

Press release date: Apr 30, 2015

Parsippany, NJ – In its continuing effort to provide education on current and important topics to the pump industry, the Hydraulic Institute has collaborated with its NPSH committee members in developing a technical webinar program that focuses on NPSH and its relationship to cavitation and other pump operation.

This course is designed for pump distributors, manufacturers and end users. The NPSH webinar instructs participants on how to calculate the available NPSH, understand how insufficient NPSHA will affect pump operation and what NPSH margin is needed to ensure good performance longevity to pump equipment. Bruce Ticknor, of the National Pump Company, will serve as the course instructor.

Mark Sullivan, HI’s Education & Marketing Director, explains that, “Understanding NPSH margin is critical to ensuring optimum and long-term pump performance,” adding that, “working with HI committee members in developing this webinar that focuses on NPSH is an important achievement as the industry needs education on this topic.”

The one-hour webinar will be conducted Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 1:00pm ET with time allotted for a live Q&A session.  Cost is just $119.00, with HI members receiving a 25% discount off the regular registration fee. All attendees earn 1 PDH credit upon completion of the course.  HI also offers corporate group webinar site licensing for the lowest prices in training larger groups.

Registration is open now at For more information on this webinar, email Andrea Kucker, Education, Marketing Operations Specialist at or 973-267-9700 x 202.

Pump Systems Matter is a non-profit educational organization established by the Hydraulic Institute, and leading utilities and energy efficiency organizations, to educate the industry on the benefits to pump systems optimization and energy efficiency to improve bottom-line savings of end-user companies. For information and registration details on educational offerings visit the Pump Systems Matter website at

About the Hydraulic Institute: The mission of the Hydraulic Institute is to be a value-adding resource to member companies, engineering consulting firms, and pump users worldwide by developing and delivering comprehensive industry standards, expanding knowledge by providing education and tools for the effective application, testing, installation, operation, maintenance, and performance optimization of pumps and pumping systems, and by serving as a forum for the exchange of industry information. For more information on the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and its Standards Partners, visit

National Pump Company: the vision of the National Pump Company is to be a respected leader and customer-focused solutions provider in pumping technology serving the municipal, power generation, oil and gas, hydrocarbon processing, agriculture and general industrial markets.