Regardless of the sector they are used in, the industrial Kerr pumps needs to be well maintained to prevent them from damages. These pumps are not cheap, therefore leaving them to the mercy of the natural elements is an absolute waste of money.
Most of the Kerr pumps can last for a considerably long time. But since they are subject to constant use it is not surprising to see damages occur. It is therefore very necessary to get repairs done and you have to expect it to get several repairs done during its life course. The good thing is, you can now protect your investment by having a 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. Since these pumps are used in places where even an improperly functioning pump can pose a risk, it is very important that this work is done by experts.
Calibration. A periodic calibration ensuring the flow rate is as per the specification is one of the things that should be on your maintenance to do list. Failure to which you will not only affect your work, but can also lead to accidents. Maintaining a track of the changes in the pumps performance ensures proper functioning of the pump.
Check the fluid levels as well as fuel system. As the temperature changes, so does the Kerr pumps driven by engines. 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. Check for cracks, breaks and leaks in the fuel gauge and connections.
Figure out the fittings. Fittings are things such as bolts, nuts, mounting feet and other hardware without which the pump system will malfunction or cause accidents. Things like Belts, fans, wiring and battery cables also need inspection. Ensure you are properly garbed and dressed before performing any repair tasks. Most servicing companies have personnel armed with the best work-gear, and therefore, inspections can be done without any trouble.
Check the discharge and suction hoses. A lot of waste is removed through the hoses, therefore a regular checkup after a long time of usage is important. Some hoses needs to be inspected after every 250 hours of usage while others require a frequent maintenance.