Blogs, PSM Newsletter | December 15, 2022
Five Warning Signs of Oversized Pumps—And How to Fix Them
There are several reasons why engineers typically oversize pumps when designing hydraulic systems. First, they want to build in a margin of error to accommodate uncertainties or changes in design or as facilities evolve. Second, engineers know that fouling, rust, sediment, and increased internal running clearances will reduce performance over time.