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Hydraulic Institute seeks reviewers for draft of updated ANSI/HI 1.4.

Press Release Summary:

Feb 02, 2010 - Under approval of ANSI, Hydraulic Institute is seeking qualified individuals in North America to participate in review process for draft of updated Standard ANSI/HI 1.4 Rotodynamic Pumps for Manuals Describing Installation, Operation, and Maintenance. Guideline applies to centrifugal and vertical pump types and is designed to identify standard format, which will be used when writing IOMs, along with topics that will be covered in each section when deemed appropriate for pump being addressed.

Pump Systems Matter - Parsippany, NJ

Original Press Release

Hydraulic Institute Seeks Reviewers for Draft of Updated ANSI/HI 1.4 Installation, Operation, and Maintenance

Press release date: Jan 27, 2010

Parsippany, NJ, - The Hydraulic Institute (HI), under the approval of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is seeking qualified individuals in North America to participate in the review process for the draft of updated Standard ANSI/HI 1.4 Rotodynamic (Centrifugal) Pumps for Manuals Describing Installation, Operation, and Maintenance. This Standard applies to:
1. Rotodynamic (Centrifugal) pumps
2. Rotodynamic (Vertical) pumps

This Guideline applies to rotodynamic (centrifugal and vertical) pump types. The purpose of this document is to:
1. Identify a standard format, which will be used when writing IOM's along with the topics that will be covered in each section when deemed appropriate for the pump being addressed; and
2. Review and update as needed the existing ANSI/HI 1.4 document to conform to the newly identified format as well as to address the needs of only horizontal centrifugal pumps.

Individuals and organizations located in North America directly and materially affected by this standard are asked to contact HI. These parties include pump users and specifiers, producers, standards developers, government agencies, and general interest groups. HI is currently assembling a canvass list of all parties interested in reviewing the draft. This list will be submitted to ANSI in order to meet its open canvass requirements.

To participate in the ANSI/HI canvass, contact Karen Anderson, Administrator, Technical Affairs, at kanderson@Pumps.org or call (973) 267-9700 x123.

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. The HI's complete library of ANSI Standards for the pump industry, are user-friendly, and available in both electronic and print formats at the HI eStore: eStore.Pumps.org, or by calling the Hydraulic Institute's purchasing line at: 973. 267. 9700 Ext 118.

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) is the largest association of pump producers and suppliers to the pump industry in North America, and a global authority on pumps and pumping systems. For more information about the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and Standards Partners, visit www.Pumps.org and www.PumpLearning.org.