TECHNICAL SERVICE MANUAL
INSTALLATION, START UP, TROUBLESHOOTING,
PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE, DOS & DONTS
Dont use the pump in a system which includes a
steam blow or an air or vapor blow or purge without
provision for overspeed shutdown in case the pump
starts to act as a turbine and overspeeds the drive.
Dont operate the pump with all of the liquid
bypassing through a pump mounted internal type
pressure relief valve or without any flow of liquid
going through the pump for more than a couple of
minutes. Operation under either of these conditions
may result in a heat buildup in the pump which could
cause hazardous conditions or happenings.
Do have spare parts, pumps or standby units
available, particularly if the pump is an essential part
of a key operation or process.
Do make sure any pump that has residual system
pressure in it or that has handled high vapor pressure
liquids. e.g., LP-gas, ammonia, Freons, etc. has
been vented through the suction or discharge lines or
other openings provided for this purpose.
Do make sure that if the pump is still hooked to the
driver while maintenance is being performed that the
driver has been "locked out" so that it cannot be
inadvertently started while work is being done on the
Do make sure any pump that has handled a
corrosive, flammable, hot, or toxic liquid has been
drained, flushed, vented and/or cooled before it is
Dont drop parts during disassembly, e.g., idler can
slip from the pin as the head is removed from the
pump; it may drop on your foot, plus, it may get
nicked or gouged.
Dont stick fingers in the ports of a pump! The close
running parts may trim more than your fingernails if
the pump is rotated.
Dont spin the idler on the idler pin! Fingers may be
jammed between teeth and crescent.
maintenance procedures such as periodic lubrication,
adjustment of end clearance, examination of internal
parts, etc. will extend the service life of your pump.
Do obtain, read and keep maintenance instructions
furnished with your pump.
Viking warrants all products manufactured by it to be free
from defects in workmanship or material for a period of one X
1) year from date of startup, provided that in no event shall this
warranty extend more than eighteen (18) months from the date
of shipment from Viking. If. during said warranty period, any
products sold by Viking prove to be defective in workmanship
or material under normal use and service, and if such products
are returned to Vikings factory at Cedar Falls, Iowa,
transportation charges prepaid, and if the products are found
by Viking to be defective in workmanship or material, they will
be replaced or repaired free of charge, F.O.B. Cedar Falls,
Viking assumes no liability for consequential damages of
any kind and the purchaser by acceptance of delivery
assumes all liability for the consequences of the use or misuse
of Viking products by the purchaser, his employees or others.
Viking will assume no field expense for service or parts unless
authorized by it in advance.
Equipment and accessories purchased by Viking from
outside sources which are incorporated into any Viking product
are warranted only to the extent of and by the original
manufacturers warranty or guarantee, if any.
THIS IS VIKINGS SOLE WARRANTY AND IS IN LIEU
OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED,
PARTICULAR ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY
OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. No officer or
employee of IDEX Corporation or Viking Pump. Inc. is
authorized to alter this warranty.
VIKING PUMP, INC. A Unit of IDEX Corporation Cedar Falls Iowa 50613 USA
MID-P 4, 88 50M
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