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The training course


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The pump training is a 4-day seminar. However, it can be abbreviated into a shorter format by selecting only specific topics to be covered.


To provide plant personnel with technical training on pumps including:


  • Pump theory

  • Correct pump design

  • Correct pump maintenance

  • Correct pump operation
  • Troubleshooting pump, seal and bearing failure



  • Increase equipment useful life

  • Reduce pump maintenance and unplanned failure

  • Increase production time


Who should attend?

Maintenance, Process and Production Engineers, Reliability Engineers, Design Engineers, Pump Operators, Mechanical Maintenance Technicians, Instrumentation and Process Control Technicians, and anyone associated with industrial pumps.


Participants will leave the training with specific knowledge to eliminate mysterious pump failures, improve the running time and service life on a population of industrial pumps.  For more info, or to schedule a training, please call Larry Bachus at 615-361-7295 or send an email to


2020 Schedule
May 5-8 Nashville, TN Bachus Co., Inc.


All electronics, devices and appliances considered to be reliable and provide good service do so because of proper design, application, operation and maintenance. Likewise, reliable process pumps result from the combined effort of design, operations and maintenance. Engineers, equipment operators and maintenance mechanics will learn how to contribute to process pump reliability in this four-day seminar.


Registration for this seminar includes a continental breakfast, catered lunch and coffee, soft drinks and juice at breaks. All participants will also receive Larry’s book, “Everything You Need to Know About Pumps”. This best-selling book is considered by many professionals to be the 'go-to book’ for process pump information.


Dates: May 5-8, 2020 | Time:  8am to 4:30-pm.
Location: Holiday Inn Express & Suites,

Nashville Southeast Antioch

To register and purchase your spot in the seminar, click the link below to pay via Paypal. It's secure and you can choose to pay with your Paypal account or you can choose the "Pay with Debit or Credit" option if you don't have an account.



The seminar hotel is close to the airport and downtown. There’s a car rental agency and many restaurants and a grocery store are within walking distance. Below is a link to the hotel with preferred rates, BAC is the group code.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites

or call 1-877-666-3243


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