Hydro Australia welcomes Jonathan Van Leeuwen to the Hydro team. Jon brings a vast and unique set of skills. He specializes in workshop efficiency drivers, developing training, and up-skilling programs for workshop technicians. Previously, Jon coordinated more than 150 technicians across 28 workshops in the automotive industry. Jon brings a solid and successful career in managing workshops to achieve optimal performance. Welcome to Hydro, Jon!
Hydro Australia, a Hydro, Inc. company, opened its new pump repair service centre this April, in Darwin. The service centre is located at 23 Beresford Road, Yarrawonga NT 830.
Open from 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM, this service centre joins a team of worldwide pump refurbishment centres. At Hydro’s Darwin location, customers can rely on engineers to help with a wide range of pump challenges.
Do you want to minimize downtime? Do you need engineering consulting? Would you like your pumps to run more efficiently? If yes, Darwin’s service centre is ready to support you with any, and all, pump issues.
For more information, contact Darwin’s Service Centre, at +61 0419 551 911 or visit them online at, hydroaustralia.com.au.
During a mechanical seal replacement at a major gas plant, a reliability engineer identified that their API OH2 centrifugal pump was operating below the Minimum Continuous Stable Flow (MCSF).
In this case, Hydro Rocky Mountain partnered with HydroTex Deer Park‘s engineering team to provide the customer with an innovative solution by utilizing the existing casing and providing a redesigned impeller to optimize the overall efficiency and life cycle of the unit.
Watch as Ares Panagoulias and Glen Powell, of Hydro’s test lab, examine the historic operating conditions in regard to the pump’s best efficiency point (BEP) and provide a performance test to validate the upgrades and modifications.
Read the full article on World Pumps: worldpumps.com/ancillary-products/features/seal-replacement-reveals-causes-of-vibration/