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TECH Talks - Pumps 101


This TECH Talks session covers the basics of pumps, including pump principles, components, and applications.

After watching the Pumps 101 session you will be able to...

  • Understand the function of pumps and identify their components.

  • Understand the relationship between Feet of Head and PSI.

  • Explain the importance of priming a pump.

This training was recorded live Tuesday, May 7, 2024.

RESOURCES - PDF Presentation


Centrifugal Pump Operation

Feet of Head to PSI Example

Pump Priming

Loss of Prime


Wally Neighbors, Franklin Electric Technical Service Engineer

Wally is a Technical Service Engineer on the Fort Wayne, Indiana-based Technical Support team. He has been with the company for about 16 years. Before joining Franklin Electric, Wally worked in various technical roles at companies like Flint and Walling, Lonergan Valve, and Bowmar Industries.

His expertise lies in assisting contractors and distributors in troubleshooting products and sizing. He shines on the job when he's helping stakeholders solve problems. Wally's customers know they can call on him with any questions and trust his deep knowledge of Franklin Electric solutions.

Outside work, you can find him volunteering at his church, woodworking, and spending time with his wife.