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Matt Rogers

Matt Rogers is a experienced field services technician with Heat Transfer Sales. He not only troubleshoots problems for customers on-site but also teaches the HTS Pump Schools.

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Pump Talk:  Shaft Alignment for Base Mounted Flexible Coupled Pumps

Posted by Matt Rogers on Nov 19, 2018 10:34:00 AM

Pumps are serious business in the world of commercial building.  Engineers spend vast numbers of hours reviewing usage requirements so that the correct pumps are specified, purchased and installed for building and system needs.  However, you may hear months, or even years, later that the building owner is experiencing problems with that same pump you painstakingly selected. 

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Topics: Pumps, General Knowledge, Building Owner Tips, Design Engineer Tips, Efficiency

HVAC Pump Mechanical Seal Replacement: 9 Tips To Do It Right The First Time!

Posted by Matt Rogers on Mar 3, 2016 10:36:55 AM

Mechanical seals in HVAC pumps prevent water from escaping the casing (wet end) around the shaft penetration. For a mechanical seal, dirt is the enemy. So, the cleaner your system water, the longer the seal will last. But, when the seal leaks, it MUST be replaced. If you have not done this often, there are simple things that could sabotage what should be a relatively simple task. Below are nine tips from our experienced pump professionals that will help ensure your seal replacement is done right the first time:

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Topics: Pumps

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At Heat Transfer Sales of the Carolinas, we are invested in the success of our customers.  And we believe in the products we represent.  We use our blog posts to educate and answer questions about hydronic HVAC and engineered plumbing equipment and the industry in general. 

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