The Importance of Vibrations For Pumps

                Some reasons why pumps may end up requiring repairs are due to excessive vibrations. Normally, “Properly installed pumps average 0.71 in/sec overall vibration and have 60 months life.”1 There are many factors which can cause a pump to vibrate, such as those relating to parts. The parts may be rubbing, old, worn-out or damaged, … Read more

Most Common Causes of Mechanical Seal Failure

         At EMC, we recognize that one of the most frustrating encounters for operators are mechanical seal failures. “The most common cause of pump downtime is a mechanical seal failure.”1 Sometimes a mechanical seal can fail simply due to normal wear & tear. However, there are more common causes for failures of mechanical seals. One … Read more