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General Pump Inspection and Maintenance Schedule: Routine

This routine maintenance checklist will ensure your equipment is always running at peak performance levels and prevent unscheduled downtime. Preventive maintenance is that it enables you to catch problems well ahead of time or in some cases, predict an issue long before it even starts.
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09/16/2022

General Pump Inspection and Maintenance Schedule: Routine

This routine maintenance checklist will ensure your equipment is always running at peak performance levels and prevent unscheduled downtime. Preventive maintenance is that it enables you to catch problems well ahead of time or in some cases, predict an issue long before it even starts.

    Actions required only for specific pump types are so noted. The symbol () used in the table below indicates that the action indicated may not be applicable to a specific pump of a particular type

  • Unusual noise

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Unusual vibration

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Unusual temperature

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Leaks in pump or piping

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Pressure gauge readings

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Visual inspection of equipment general condition

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Anytime a pump is opened, inspect the running clearances and restore them to original specifications if the running clearances have doubled (adjust ring clearances if so supplied or install new wear rings)

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Anytime a pump is opened, inspect the impeller for corrosion or excessive wear.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Packing box – verify slight leakage (if excessive, adjust gland or seal water valve; replace packing if required) 

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Mechanical seal (should be no leakage) 

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Drain lines are working properly 

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Coupling integrity 

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Drive shaft integrity 

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
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