Revised on
05/01/17 11:56am

Centrifugal Pumps--Types and Components Training

Contact information

**PLEASE NOTE: The Learning Management Systen (LMS), where trainings are housed, is set up for employees. If you are a student or visiting scholar, you must request access to the system before you can complete your training. Please email sdps@ucdavis.edu to request access to the system.

This 45 minute course is intended for all faculty, staff, and students who work with centrifugal pumps, in order to help personnel more fully understand the mechanical components and operating systems used at any given facility. This course is intended to comply with regulatory requirements. Course objectives include:

  • Stating the purpose and functions of the following centrifugal pump components.
  • Identifying centrifugal pump classifications.
  • Identifying major centrifugal pump components, including the pump casing, pump shaft, impeller, volute, stuffing box, stuffing box gland, packing, lantern ring, impeller wearing ring, and pump casing wearing ring.
Course duration estimate:

45 minutes

Informational only.