This module introduces participants to special-purpose pumps. This class of pumps is comprised of centrifugal and positive-displacement pumps that are built for specific applications. Special-purpose pumps can be metering pumps for precise addition of chemicals to control boiler water chemistry or diaphragm pumps that are used for pumping corrosive fluids such as caustic and acid solutions. This module provides an overview of the different types and uses of special-purpose pumps.
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"Describe the purpose and operation of metering pumps.
Describe the purpose and operation of plunger pumps.
Describe the purpose and operation of diaphragm pumps.
Describe the purpose and operation of screw pumps.
Describe the purpose and operation of peristaltic pumps.
You will not be required to pass the knowledge check questions to move on to the next lesson. These will not be counted as a grade, but each question gives you insight into what you should have learned and the sorts of things you'll need to remember moving forward.
The final exam must be passed successfully with 80% or higher in order to receive your certificate of completion.