Ross Mackay is president of Ross Mackay Associates Ltd., Aurora, Ontario, a firm he started in 1990 to provide training and consulting on pumps. Previously, he worked for 30 years for three major pump manufacturers. He speaks regularly on pump reliability and is the author of a new book, “The Practical Pumping Handbook.” He also has written “12 Steps to Mechanical Seal Reliability in Centrifugal Pumps.” More information on Mackay and his expertise on pumps can be found at www.practicalpumping.com.

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Determine valve type 12 January 2007 by Ross Mackay 1
Final destination criteria 3 January 2007 by Ross Mackay 1
Suction line strainer 21 December 2006 by Ross Mackay 1
Energy efficient pumps 21 December 2006 by Ross Mackay 1
Discharge pressure, flow rate changes 20 December 2006 by Ross Mackay 1
Pressure-boosting pump 20 December 2006 by Ross Mackay 1
Pump shaft failures 14 December 2006 by Ross Mackay 1
Pump suction lift 14 November 2006 by Ross Mackay 1
Alternative pump solutions 18 October 2006 by Ross Mackay 1
Quantifying liquid density effects on NPSH 1 September 2006 by Ross Mackay 1