Pumps/Coatings Department Save Customer over $100,000

A large corn processing plant uses a large Ingersoll Rand, Axial Flow Process Pump in their process that experienced a bearing failure. The bearing failure caused the impeller to rub up against the inside of the pump case causing a large cut in the housing. The customer sent the pump to the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer), where they welded on the case, which in turn caused more damage to the case by warping the input flange. Which then had to be machined to have it match the inlet piping. This was done on more than one occasion and the last time [...]