The Ultimate Pump Packing Installation Quiz!

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The Ultimate Pump Packing Installation Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When installing pump packing the bolts should be tightened to finger tight before starting
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    When installing 370, install carefully so packing does not glaze
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What version of Enviroseal should be used to reduce flush water
    • A. 

      "P" version

    • B. 

      "FIRST" - version

    • C. 

      "R" version

    • D. 

      "S" version

  • 4. 
    What type of fiber is in 1400
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Graphite

    • C. 

      Aramid

    • D. 

      Fiberglass

  • 5. 
    The difference between 1830 and 1830-SSP is
    • A. 

      Braid style

    • B. 

      Carbon Fiber Reinforcement

    • C. 

      One has exfoliated graphite the other carbon yarn

    • D. 

      Different break in lube

  • 6. 
    What packing has best up-time capabilities for the customer
    • A. 

      370

    • B. 

      270

    • C. 

      412-W

    • D. 

      CMS-2000

  • 7. 
    What is the pH range of 412-W
    • A. 

      4-10

    • B. 

      4-12

    • C. 

      1-13

    • D. 

      2-10

  • 8. 
    The best way to cut packing rings is using a mandrel of the same size of the shaft/stem
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    It is not important to measure the lantern location when installing pump packing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Gore fiber (also called GFO) is made from Nomex fiber
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What statement is correct
    • A. 

      1727 and 370 is made of carbon yarn

    • B. 

      370 and 477-1 is made of carbon yarn

    • C. 

      477-1 and 1400 is made of carbon yarn

    • D. 

      1400 and graphmax is made of carbon yarn

  • 12. 
    Customer has 5 pumps with 4 rings each all same size 3" ID x 4" OD.  They want a "good estimate" how much would cost to pack with 477.  FT-LB 1/2" cs 477 = 8.3; Price per lb = $100.
    • A. 

      $1846

    • B. 

      $2648

    • C. 

      $220

    • D. 

      $529

  • 13. 
    Customer has 10 pumps; Run 365 days, 24 hours.  Cost of downtime =$600; Cost of labor per hour: $100; Water Costs: $0.008 per gallon; Option A: Packing MTBF = 30 Days; Cost of packing set: $40; Time to pack: 2.5 Hours; Flush: 4 GPM; Option B: Packing MTBF = 70 Days; Cost of packing set $ 125; Time to pack; 1 hour: Flush: 2 GPM.
    • A. 

      Option 1 is the best cost savings for customer

    • B. 

      Option 2 is best cost savings for Customer

  • 14. 
    Check off the differences between 1400 and graphmax
    • A. 

      Braid style

    • B. 

      Made of exfoliated graphite

    • C. 

      Reinforced fiber

    • D. 

      ISO manufacturing standard

  • 15. 
    At what angle should you rotate packing rings during installation 
    • A. 

      180

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      360

    • D. 

      270

  • 16. 
    After cutting each ring, it should be checked that it comes together without a gap on the mandrel
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    477-1 is made of ______ fiber
    • A. 

      Fiberglass

    • B. 

      Carbon

    • C. 

      Graphite

    • D. 

      Aramid

  • 18. 
    1760 has a pH range of 
    • A. 

      2-12

    • B. 

      1-13

    • C. 

      1-14

    • D. 

      0-14

  • 19. 
    1730 best quality is
    • A. 

      High temperature limit

    • B. 

      High pressure limit

    • C. 

      Glaze resistance

    • D. 

      Super compressiablity

  • 20. 
    What is NOT a feature of Dual Pac
    • A. 

      It is made of Graphite Fiber

    • B. 

      It is a unique braiding style

    • C. 

      It requires less gland adjustments then the competitors

    • D. 

      It can be rotated to install as a anti extrusion ring