Author Archives: Christopher Laing

Green Bay, WI USA | Summit Pump, Inc. –   Summit Pump has cancelled all pump schools for 2020. With so much uncertainty over the upcoming months we felt this to be the prudent decision. The Summit Pump school experience is classroom based, plus a factory tour with 14 educational stops and a social aspect like no

Green Bay, WI USA | Summit Pump, Inc. Remains open to continue supporting critical infrastructure sectors.     Effective Tuesday, March 24th 2020, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has ordered closure of all non-essential businesses, and urging citizens to “stay-at-home” to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  Summit Pump, Inc. has been identified as a component of the

This issue compliments an earlier issue (Volume 1 issue 12 from April 2018) on the same subject.  I am frequently asked; should the discharge valve be open or closed when the pump is started? My answer is….it depends, but regardless the suction valve better be open. First Things First Let me state that as visitors to client facilities we

Rolling Stone’s front man Mick Jagger’s second favorite song verse is “start me up”…”I’ve been running hot”.   Did you also know there are restrictive limits regarding the number of times an induction motor can be started in a given time period? The restrictions are due to (“running hot”) temperatures and for that singular reason it