Regardless of the sector they are used in, the industrial Kerr pumps needs to be well maintained to prevent them from damages. It is a waste of money to simply leave these pumps to the mercy of the natural elements since they cost a large amount of money.
Most of the Kerr pumps can last for a considerably long time. And since they are used regularly and constantly, it will not be a surprise to come across some damage. Therefore, it is very important to have repairs and you should expect it to have a number of repairs during its life course. Good news is, you are able to protect your investment by a regular maintenance schedule.
Kerr pump maintenance involves several procedures, many of which are simple but very important which needs to be conducted before using and after using. Depending on how regular or how much they are used, a full service maintenance will sometimes need to be done. A full maintenance service may sometimes need to be done depending on the regularity or the period the pumps are used for. Depending on how long or how regular the pumps are used, a full maintenance service will sometimes be required.
Since there are zero room for errors it is important that the Inspection, replacement and repairs be done by a licensed servicing company. This work should be left entirely to experts since the pumps are sometimes used in areas where even an improperly functioning pump may pose a risk.
Calibration. One of the things on the to-do list is a periodic calibration which will ensure the correct flow rate in accordance to the specifications. Failure to which you will not only affect your work, but can also lead to accidents. Keeping track of every change in the pumps performance also helps in ensuring the pump works properly.
Checkout the level of the fluids and fuel system. The Kerr pumps driven by engines are subject to change with the temperature. Therefore, they are not likely to function during the cold days since the fuels viscosity will change. This also applies during the hot weathers. Therefore, before powering up the pump, necessary adjustments needs to be made. Checkout the fuel gauge and connections for cracks, breaks and leaks.
Check the fittings. The fittings include bolts, nuts, mounting feet as well as relevant hardware without which a pump system can malfunction or even cause accidents. You should also inspect the Belts, fans, wiring and battery cables. Ensure you are properly garbed and dressed before performing any repair tasks. A lot of servicing companies have experts who are armed with proper tools and attire to do inspection without accidents.
Check the discharge and suction hoses. Since most waste material is removed through the hoses ensure you check them after a long time of use. While some hoses needs inspection after 250 hours of use, other only require frequent maintenance.