New article on the June issue of Pumps & Systems - Impeller Balancing: An Important Element of a Quality Repair.
Impeller balancing or, more correctly, pump rotor balancing is an important element in any quality pump overhaul. Balancing pump impellers and assembled rotors is a straightforward process, but a few "gotchas" can result in poor final balance quality. The step is too often skipped because it is assumed that the impellers were balanced at the factory. Whether you are a pump end user, service technician or rebuilder, this discussion of balancing procedures, tolerances and tips may help you get that perfect pump instead of one that is just "okay."
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