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Wash Plant Maintenance

The purpose of pump maintenance is to make sure that pumps are running as efficient as possible. It can reduce down time, reduces equipment costs by extending the life of the equipment and it also ensures that your pumps are not being neglected.
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07/28/2022

Wash Plant Maintenance

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The purpose of pump maintenance is to make sure that pumps are running as efficient as possible. It can reduce down time, reduces equipment costs by extending the life of the equipment and it also ensures that your pumps are not being neglected.
  • Keeping equipment and operators safe

  • As part of routine wash plant maintenance, all safety guards and warning decals should be checked.

  • General maintenance requirements

  • While lubrication schedules vary, check the quantity and type of grease/oil that is required. Also, be aware of the recommend frequency for lubrication. Is replacement of lubricant needed a fixed amount of time after start-up? Is that time frame based on environmental conditions?

  • Some equipment specifics

  • Scrubbers/trommels

  • Log-washers, blade-mills, aggregate conditioners, coarse-material washers and fine-material washers

  • Pumps

  • Hydrocyclones

  • Dewatering screens

Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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