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General procedure for centrifugal pumps - Startup and Shutdown

The startup and shutdown of a pump requires some special considerations that must be taken into account to avoid any problem. Regardless of the fluid, the operating principles are the same. Improper startup can result in injuries or damages that can lead to lower pump reliability from problems such as seal and bearing failure.

This practical checklist was prepared to review the basics and remind you the importance of always taking these precautions into account before starting your equipment.