Stuffing box dimensions (depth of box, outside diameter, and shaft
or sleeve diameter); also, stuffing box pressure and temperature
Sealing cage (lantern gland) location and width
Lubrication Schedule for Centrifugal-Type Pumps
Check temperature (with thermometer); if
running hot, bearing is probably over
lubricated; remove excess lubricant.
Drain lubricant; flush lubricant wells and
Add fresh grease to grease cups, but do
not attempt to keep grease from coming
out around the collar seal.
Change the grease in the grease cup if
the pump operates more than 50 times a
day; otherwise, change yearly.
Check oil level in oil housing; do not add
oil with pump running; remove oil vent
plug when adding oil.
Open housing; flush with kerosene; add
clean fresh lubricant.
Check oil cup; add lubricant as