Packing L1 - Day One Quiz

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Packing L1 - Day One Quiz

Quiz after day one of the packing school level 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    With modern fibers, and lubrication, there is little need for lubricating the packing through the lantern ring.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What quality PTFE does NOT have
    • A. 

      High thermal growth rate

    • B. 

      Low Coef of friction

    • C. 

      Continuous fiber

    • D. 

      Oxidation limit of 800 F

  • 3. 
    What packing is made with Nomex fiber
    • A. 

      1730

    • B. 

      1760

    • C. 

      1727

    • D. 

      412-W

  • 4. 
    What is the pH limit of PTFE
    • A. 

      2-12

    • B. 

      5-10

    • C. 

      0-14

    • D. 

      1-14

  • 5. 
    What is the pH limit of 412W
    • A. 

      3-7

    • B. 

      1-14

    • C. 

      4-10

    • D. 

      0-14

  • 6. 
    What is NOT considered a man made fiber
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Aramid

    • C. 

      Flax

    • D. 

      PTFE

  • 7. 
    What is NOT a quality of Exfoliated Graphite 
    • A. 

      Continuous fiber

    • B. 

      Build in Lubrication

    • C. 

      Created with graphite powder

    • D. 

      Comes in layered graphite sheet

  • 8. 
    What helps to stop wicking
    • A. 

      Break in lube

    • B. 

      Built in lube

  • 9. 
    What fiber can "glaze"
    • A. 

      PTFE

    • B. 

      Carbon

    • C. 

      Fiberglass

    • D. 

      Flax

  • 10. 
    What braiding style utilizes larger strands?
    • A. 

      Square

    • B. 

      Interbraid

  • 11. 
    If a shaft is 10 inches, and the box ID is 12 Inches, what is the cross section?
    • A. 

      1 inch

    • B. 

      2 inch

    • C. 

      .500 inch

    • D. 

      .750 inch

  • 12. 
    Check off what is natural fiber
    • A. 

      Raime

    • B. 

      Hemp

    • C. 

      Cotton

    • D. 

      Aramid

    • E. 

      PTFE

    • F. 

      Fiberglass

    • G. 

      Graphite

  • 13. 
    1)     What type of fiber is Kevlar?
    • A. 

      Aramid

    • B. 

      Carbon

    • C. 

      Cotton

    • D. 

      Fiberglass

  • 14. 
    1)     What pressure should the flush pressure be set above stuffing box pressure?
    • A. 

      1 Bar (14.5 PSI)

    • B. 

      .5 Bar (7 PSI)

    • C. 

      2 Bar (30 PSI)

  • 15. 
    1)     At what temperature does PTFE glaze (Chesterton temperature to watch out for)
    • A. 

      500 F

    • B. 

      350 F

    • C. 

      600 F

    • D. 

      400 F

  • 16. 
    If you have a pump with a stuffing box pressure of 30 PSI, a shaft of 2.5", box bore of 3.5", and a pH of 12, what is the correct answer.
    • A. 

      1730, 3/4", and a flush pressure of 40 PSI

    • B. 

      412W, .500", and a flush pressure of 50 PSI

    • C. 

      1730, .500", and a flush pressure of 45 PSI

    • D. 

      412W, .500", and a flush pressure of 45 PSI

  • 17. 
    If a customer has 5 pumps with a shaft size of 3" and a cross section of .500", all needed 5 rings of packing, how many feet of packing will they need to pack the pumps? 
    • A. 

      22.9

    • B. 

      275

    • C. 

      55

    • D. 

      4.5

  • 18. 
    What is the inter-braided version of 1400R?
    • A. 

      Graphmax

    • B. 

      1400R-IB

    • C. 

      1400

    • D. 

      412-W

  • 19. 
    (Imperial) If a pump has a shaft/sleeve at 3" and a speed of 3000 RPM, what is the shaft speed? (Si) if a pump has a shaft/sleeve at 30 mm and a speed of 3000 RPM, what is the shaft speed?
    • A. 

      2355 FPM (4.7 MPS)

    • B. 

      750 FPM(282 MPS)

    • C. 

      28260 FPM(1.5 MPS)

    • D. 

      12 FPM(12 MPS)

  • 20. 
    In modern times, Lantern Rings are used for only this reason:
    • A. 

      To keep the packing cool

    • B. 

      To keep the packing lubricated

    • C. 

      To provide a Clean fluid to keep solids out of packing area

    • D. 

      To allow leakage to warn of packing perofrmance

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