1 Pioneer Prime Series Operation & Maintenance manual (Enclosed Bracket Style). manual #1001. Pioneer Pump, Inc. Corporate Office 461 3rd Avenue Canby, OR 97013. Phone (503) 266-4115. Fax (503) 266-4116. Operation and Maintenance manual Table of Contents Page 1. Inspection ..Page 2. Records Warranty Installation , ..Page 3. Foundation / Baseplate / Skid Leveling Grout Trailer mounted units Installation ..Page 4. Suction Piping Discharge Piping Suction and Discharge Flanges , ..Page 5. Screening Sung) design Lifting Alignment Rotation Priming .. Page 6. Pre-Start Checklist Warning Caution Starting Operation Page 7. Operation of engine driven units Caution Warning Warning Warning Warning *.
2 Page 8. Warning Caution Maintenance Warning Page 9. Disassembly Priming chamber Vacuum pump Vacuum pump performance Maintenance Page 10. Vacuum pump operating speed Vacuum pump belt tension Vacuum pump venting Warning Maintenance , -Page 11. Warning Vacuum pump disassembly for Maintenance , ..Page 12. Vacuum pump disassembly, cont'd Maintenance . Page 13. Vacuum pump disassembly, cont'd Priming valve servicing Page 14. Discharge check valve Suction cover and wear ring Volute removal Integral volute and suction cover Maintenance . ,..Page 15. Impeller removal Seal removal Backplate removal Bearing housing / Bracket Page 16. Bearing housing / bracket cont'd (labyrinth seal).
3 Caution Warning . Page 17. Bearing housing reassembly Caution Maintenance ^ ..Page 18. Bearing housing reassembly, cont'd Maintenance . Page 19. Bearing housing to driver reassembly Flywheel coupling installation / SAE bracket equipped pumps Caution Backplate reassembly Maintenance ,..Page 20. Seal reassembly Impeller reassembly Volute reassembly . Maintenance Page 21. Discharge check valve reassembly Priming chamber reassembly Lubrication - Bearing frame Lubrication- Seal oil reservoir Maintenance Page 22. Lubrication - Seal oil reservoir, cont'd Torque values Parts Order Page 23. Spare parts Troubleshooting , Page 27. Storage .Page 28.
4 Conditions and terms of sale Page 29. Figure A638A, Parts Page Vacuum pump Figure A1459A, Parts Page ..Priming chamber valve assembly Figure A1784A, ..Valve adjustment instructions Figure A2017A, Parts Page Vac-assist components Figure A2143A, Parts Page Typical enclosed bracket pump - SAE. Figure A2144A, Parts Page Typical enclosed bracket pump - bare shaft Figure A2167A, Parts Page. Enclosed bracket pump / Integral suction cover - bare shaft Figure A2168A, Parts Page Enclosed bracket pump / Integral suction cover - SAE. Figure A2169A, Instructions Removing priming chamber and spool Figure A2170, Removing discharge check valve Figure A2171A, Suction cover and wear ring removal Figure A2172A, Instructions Removal of volute Figure A2173A, Instructions Volute and wear ring removal - Integral volute / suction cover Figure A2174A, Instructions -Removal of impeller Figure A2175A, Instructions.
5 Removal of mechanical seal Figure A2176A, ..Removal of backplate Figure A2177A, Bearing housing disassembly Figure A2178A, .Drive-end bearing details Figure A2183A, Wedge key installation / removal Figure A2184A, coupling position for SAE 3 & 4 w/ 8",10"& "drives Figure A2187A, Instructions , ,.. Pulley and wedge key installation Figure A2188A, Instructions Instalktion of actuator Figure A2189A, Vacuum pump disassembly INTRODUCTION. Thank you for purchasing a Pioneer end-suction centrifugal pump. This is a heavy duty pump intended for use with non-volatile, non-flammable fiquids with specified entrained solids, except as approved by the foctory.
6 WARNING!!! This manual provides installation, Operation and Maintenance instructions for your Pioneer Pump, whether of vacuum-assisted self-priming or conventional configuration. It is intended to make your personnel aware of any procedure that requires special attention because of potential hazards to personnel or equipment. Read all instructions carefully and remember that pump installations are seldom identical. Therefore, this manual cannot possibly provide detailed instructions and precautions for each specific application. Thus, it is the owner/installer's responsibility to ensure that applications not addressed in this manual are performed only after establishing that neither operator safety nor pump integrity are compromised by the installation.
7 WARNING!!! Centrifugal Pumps are designed for specific service and may or may not be suited for any other service without loss of performance or potential damage to equipment/personnel. If there is ever any doubt about suitability for a specific purpose; contact your Pioneer Pump, Inc. representative or the factory for assistance. Remember: Pump performance may be affected by changes in pumpage such as, specific gravity, viscosity, temperature, operating speed and NPSHA (net positive suction head available). INSPECTION. INSPECTION. All equipment is inspected at the fectory prior to shipment However, you should inspect all equipment upon arrival for shipping damage and item shortages from the packing slip.
8 Report any damage or shortages to the carrier and Pioneer Pump, Inc. RECORDING MODEL & SERIAL NUMBERS. Please record the model and serial number for your Pioneer Pump in the spaces provided below. The fectory wifl need this infonnation when you require parts or service. Pump Model: Pump Serial Number: Engine/Motor Serial #: Engine/Motor Mode! Mgt LIMITED WARRANTY: Seller warrants for two years from the date of shipment Seller's manufactured products to the extent that Seller will replace those having defects in materials or workmanship when used for the purpose and in the manner which Seller recommends. If Seller's examination shall disclose to its satisfaction that the products are defective, aad an adjustment is required, the amount of such adjustment shall not exceed the net sales price of the defective products and no allowance will be made for labor or expense of repairing or replacing defective products or workmanship or damage resulting from the same.
9 Seller warrants the products which it sells of other manufacturers to the extent of the warranties of their respective makers. Where engineering design or fabrication work is supplied, buyer's acceptance of Seller's design or of delivery of work shall relieve Seller of all further obligation, other than as expressed in Seller's product warranty. THIS IS. SELLER'S SOL WARRANTY, NO OTHER WARRANTIES, WRITTEN OR ORAL, EXPRESS OR. IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND. MERCHANTABILITY, ARE MADE OR AUTHORIZED. NO AFFIRMATION OF FACT, PROMISE, DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCT OF USE OR SAMPLE OR MODEL SHALL CREATE ANY.
10 WARRANTY FROM MANUFACTURER, UNLESS SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE. MANUFACTURER. Seller neither assumes, BOT authorizes any person to assume for it, any other obligation in connection with the sale of its engineering designs or products. This warranty shall not apply to any products or parts of products which (a) have been repaired or altered outside of Seller's fectory, in any manner; or (b) have been subjected to misuse, negligence or accidents; or (c) have been used in a manner contrary to Seller's instruction or recommendations. Seller shall not be responsible for design errors due to inaccurate or incomplete information supplied by Buyer or its representative.