Flo Fab Centrifugal Pump Fundamentals #1

24 Questions
Flo Fab Centrifugal Pump Fundamentals #1

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  • 1. 
    Use this curve to do the test
  • 2. 
    Given a pressure gauge reading of 100 PSIG for a fluid that weighs 2 times as much as water yet with the same viscosity as water, calculate the Head of Water Equivalent.
    • A. 

      150 ft

    • B. 

      73.5 ft

    • C. 

      115.5 ft

    • D. 

      125 ft

  • 3. 
    Water has filled a 2” vertical pipe that is 115.5 feet tall. If a gauge was installed at the bottom of the pipe, what would the gauge pressure be?
    • A. 

      40 psi

    • B. 

      50 psi

    • C. 

      55 psi

    • D. 

      60 psi

  • 4. 
    In Q2, what is this “head” called?
    • A. 

      Shut Off Head

    • B. 

      Dynamic Head

    • C. 

      Static Head

    • D. 

      TDH

  • 5. 
    What does “BEP” stand for?
    • A. 

      Basic Energy Parameter

    • B. 

      Best Energy Potential

    • C. 

      Best Efficiency Point

    • D. 

      Black Eyed Peas

  • 6. 
    Fill in the blank: A pump operates where it intersects the _________curve.
    • A. 

      System

    • B. 

      Pump

    • C. 

      Tangential

    • D. 

      Velocity

  • 7. 
    Witch line on the graph is the performance curve?
    • A. 

      Green line

    • B. 

      Brown line

    • C. 

      Blue line

    • D. 

      Purple line

  • 8. 
    Witch line on the graph is the Horsepower curve?
    • A. 

      Green line

    • B. 

      Purple line

    • C. 

      Blue line

    • D. 

      Brown line

  • 9. 
    What would be nearest answer for the “shut-off head” for this pump using a  12” impeller trim ? 
    • A. 

      152 ft

    • B. 

      130 ft

    • C. 

      200 ft

    • D. 

      120 ft

    • E. 

      90 ft

  • 10. 
    What does NPSHa mean?
    • A. 

      Net Positive Suction Head Allowed

    • B. 

      Net Pump Suction Head Available

    • C. 

      Neutral Pump Suction Head Available

    • D. 

      Net Positive Suction Head Available

  • 11. 
    What does NPSHr mean?
    • A. 

      Net Positive Suction Head Registered

    • B. 

      Net Pump Suction Head Required

    • C. 

      Neutral Pump Suction Head Required

    • D. 

      Net Positive Suction Head Required

  • 12. 
    What happens when NPSHr is more than NPSHa?
    • A. 

      Cavitation

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Water hammer

    • D. 

      Implosion

  • 13. 
    Regarding pump component failures, about what percentage of failures are related to the mechanical seal?
    • A. 

      49%

    • B. 

      59%

    • C. 

      69%

    • D. 

      79%

  • 14. 
    Regarding pump causes of failures, what percentage is caused by the seal components?
    • A. 

      9%

    • B. 

      19%

    • C. 

      29%

    • D. 

      39%

  • 15. 
    Operating a centrifugal pump at low flow does not cause damage?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    To make a pipe size transition at the pump suction always use a concentric reducer, it looks better?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Can the pressure at the pump suction be less than atmospheric pressure?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

  • 18. 
    What is the first thing you have to do, to price a job after login in our web site ?
    • A. 

      Call Flo Fab

    • B. 

      Check delivery

    • C. 

      Start a new quote

    • D. 

      Select a pump selection

  • 19. 
    How many types of documents do you need to send FLOFAB to price a package ?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      3

  • 20. 
    Do I need to start a quote before contacting FLOFAB ?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 21. 
    In order to get engineered shop Drawing what do I need to do ?
    • A. 

      Call the regional Manager

    • B. 

      Call marc

    • C. 

      Send a written Purchase order subject to approval to Moe and Chris

    • D. 

      Send an e mail to FLOFAB

  • 22. 
    Does FLOFAB have a YouTube channel with  information how to do a Quote ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Does FLOFAB have a quoting department for quoting standard pumps ? 
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 24. 
    Does FLOFAB have a quick ship program ?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 25. 
    Who should I contact at FLOFAB for order status and delivery updates ?