Customer Training Seminars at Tencarva Training Centers

Tencarva Lunch & Learn Training SeminarsBearingTraining_000The Tencarva Training Seminars provide a valuable opportunity for our valued customers to become familiar with various types of industrial equipment sold and serviced by Tencarva Machinery Company as well as to learn best practices for installation, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting. Training sessions are free of charge and lunch is provided.

Please RSVP in order to secure your spot! Contact Vickie Johnson at

• Certificates are provided upon successful completion of the class.
• Maximum attendance is 30 per session.
• Cancellation policy: Please cancel attendance 24 hrs in advance of the class you are scheduled for.

Note: Please sign up as soon as possible, as space is limited and we often fill up. Spaces will be filled on a first come – first served basis. Your reservation will be confirmed via an acknowledgement e-mail.

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  • Basic Positive Displacement Pumps
     positive displacement pumps
    • Reading and Understanding Positive Displacement Pump Curves
    • Proper PD Pump Sizing
    • PD Pump Terminology (NPSH, Cavitation, ETC.)
    • Sizing Motors and Drives for Positive Displacement Pumps
    • Pump Safety
    • Types & Applications for Positive Displacement Pumps (Metering, AOD, Gear, Piston, Etc.)
    • Mechanical Seals and Packing
    • Several Hands-On /Demonstration Workstations for Various Types of PD Pumps
    • Pump Alignment and its Importance
    • Question and Answer Session

  • Mechanicals Seals & Packing
    mechanical seals and packing
    • Sealing Fundamentals Review
    • Pump Problem or Seal Problem?
    • Effects of Pump Layout on Seals
    • Effects of Pump Hydraulics on Seals
    • Effects of Pump Start-Up on Seals
    • Effects of Temperature and Pressure on Seals
    • Mechanical Seal Selection Criteria and Examples
    • Failure Analysis (Case Histories)

  • Metering Pump Basics
    metering pumps
    • Types of Metering Pumps
    • Pump Terminology (NPSH, Cavitation, Etc.)
    • Applications for Metering Pumps
    • Proper Sizing of Metering Pumps and Systems
    • Styles & Types of Metering Pump Liquid Ends
    • Styles & Types of Metering Pump Drive Mechanisms
    • Pump Safety
    • Several Workstations for Assembly & Disassembly
    • Question and Answer Session

  • Air Operated Double Diaphram (AODD) Pumps
    Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps
    • Positive Displacement Pump Types
    • Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pump Basics
    • Pump Curves & Engineering
    • Air Distribution Systems & Elastomers
    • Applications
    • Wilden Products
    • Chemical Resistance Guide
    • Pulsation Dampeners
    • Troubleshooting Guide
    • AODD Air Motor Comparison
    • Typhoon/Spectrom

  • Basic Centrifugal Pumps
    pump curve

    • Basic Self-Priming Pump Theory
    • Curves
    • Sizing
    • Pump Terminology (NPSH, Cavitation, Etc.)
    • Brake Horsepower
    • Mechanical Seals and Packing
    • Best Efficiency Point
    • (3) Hands-On Workstations (ANSI Pump, Self-Priming & Pump Alignment)
  • Centrifugal Pumps – Application and Engineering

    Goulds Family Curve

    Assumed Previous Knowledge of Basic Centrifugal Pump Theory, Reading, and Basic Understanding of Pump Curves

    Subject Matter to be Covered

    • Picking the Right Pump and Sizing Pumps
    • Fluid Viscosity Effects on Pump Performance
    • NPSH Calculations & System Design
    • Cavitation – Causes and Remedies
    • System Curves and Their Importance in Properly Applying a Pump
    • Best Efficiency Points
    • Mechanical Seals and Packing
    • Several Hands-On/Demonstration Workstations
    • Question and Answer Session