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PSM/HI Webinar covers rotodynamic pump acceptance testing.

Press Release Summary:

Aug 30, 2013 - Pump Systems Matter (PSM) and Hydraulic Institute (HI) announced that second Pump Acceptance Testing for Rotodynamic Pumps in Water & Wastewater Facilities webinar will be held September 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT. Led by Richard Rindy, session will last ~1 hr and cover such topics as pump test acceptance grades and tolerance bands, 4 variations of NPSH testing on clear water to verify NPSHR, as well as permissible reading (amplitude) fluctuations and measurement device uncertainty.

Pump Systems Matter - Parsippany, NJ

Original Press Release

New: Pump Acceptance Testing for Rotodynamic Pumps in Water & Wastewater Facilities Webinar Presented by Pump Systems Matter & Hydraulic Institute

Press release date: Aug 27, 2013

Parsippany, NJ – Pump Systems Matter (PSM) and the Hydraulic Institute (HI) have announced the date of their second Pump Acceptance Testing for Rotodynamic Pumps in Water & Wastewater Facilities webinar in 2013. The session will be held September 10th at 1:00pm EDT and will be led by Richard Rindy, Test Lab Manager, Weir Minerals North America. The session will last approximately one hour.

The  ANSI/HI 14.6–2011 pump test standard contains updated requirements that specifically address the Water and Wastewater market segments. This test standard has been developed and  approved by pumping experts in the Water and Wastewater Industry. Those involved with specifying, purchasing, or testing pumps intended for these services should attend this webinar to become familiar with the latest test protocols.

The upcoming webinar includes:

• Interests and topics requested by those working on water and wastewater projects
• Specific requirements for verification of performance guarantees per contract, during a factory performance test are stated
• Pump test acceptance grades and corresponding tolerance bands are provided for selection by the purchaser
• Four variations of NPSH testing on clear water to verify the NPSHR for the guarantee and clarification of the NPSH datum plan for various pump impeller designs
• Permissible reading (amplitude) fluctuations are specified for each performance grade
• Permissible measurement device uncertainty at guarantee point is specified for each performance grade

Advance registration is required. All registered participants will receive a 20% off promo code to use towards the purchase of the Rotodynamic Pumps for Hydraulic Performance Acceptance Tests (ANSI/HI 14.6) standard in their registration confirmation email receipt and 1 PDH Credit upon completion of the webinar. Registration for the webinar is now available on the HI eStore.

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 more information visit: www.PumpSystemsMatter.org.

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 www.Pumps.org. For information and registration details on educational offerings visit the Pump Systems Matter website at www.PumpSystemsMatter.org.