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    How To Minimize AODD Pump Maintenance

    Posted by Andrew Endicott on Aug 29, 2023 8:45:00 AM

    “Time is money” is a common refrain in business. When it comes to air-operated double-diaphragm pumps (AODD) pumps in fluid handling operations, “downtime is money” is an even more accurate phrase. Your company achieves its goals and serves customers best when your AODD pumps are functioning properly, not when they’re out of service.

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    Quick Answers to AODD Pump Maintenance FAQs

    Posted by Joe O’Connell on Jan 4, 2023 2:10:09 PM

    Table of Contents:

    How often should I conduct routine maintenance on my AODD pump?

    How do I maintain my diaphragm pump?

    What is the wet/fluid side vs. the air side of an AODD pump?

    Why is my pump breaking down faster than the manufacturer states it should?

    Why is fluid exiting through the air exhaust?

    Why is my AODD pump not pumping enough fluid?

    Versamatic can help


    We all want our air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps to run without a hiccup. Unfortunately, there’s a good chance that you’ll run into an issue that requires some  troubleshooting sooner or later.

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    How Preventative Maintenance for Your AODD Pump Helps You Avoid Equipment Failure

    Posted by Justin Dill on Apr 1, 2022 9:15:00 AM

    One of the most surprising things about AODD pumps is their simplicity. It's amazing how such simple machines are powerful pieces of equipment that keep plants around the world running.

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    Easy AODD Pump Troubleshooting Tips Part 3: Erratic Operation

    Posted by Andrew Endicott on Sep 21, 2021 3:36:53 PM

    Do you hear a hissing sound coming from an air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump at your plant? It could mean your pump is due for new pilot valve O-Rings. Is your pump cycling once but won’t come back? You may have bent actuator pins, improperly installed air valve gaskets, or something else on your hands.

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    Easy AODD Pump Troubleshooting Tips Part 2: Suction Malfunctions

    Posted by Andrew Endicott on Sep 8, 2021 9:54:24 AM

    Air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps are a simple, reliable tool for plants of all types, but they do occasionally require troubleshooting. One potential issue is a suction malfunction, which can damage the pump and take your equipment offline if not remedied quickly. Fortunately, you can easily prevent, identify, and fix most AODD suction issues if you know the basic components of an AODD pump and you know what you’re looking for. 

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    Easy AODD Pump Troubleshooting Tips Part 1: Leaks

    Posted by Andrew Endicott on Aug 6, 2021 10:25:20 AM

    Leaks are never a good thing, whether you’re talking about a faucet in your kitchen, the engine of your Chevy, or an air-operated double diaphragm (AODD) pump at your plant. 

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    AODD Pump Maintenance and More: 5 Things That Will Ruin Your Pump

    Posted by Trent Ellis on Jul 23, 2021 12:56:23 PM

    Air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps are known for reliability, versatility, and ease of maintenance, making them the preferred choice in transfer applications. Their simple design makes them easy to operate and cost-effective to repair

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    Common Diaphragm Pump Maintenance Issues and How to Fix Them

    Posted by Vince Shiplet on Sep 22, 2020 11:00:00 AM

    As a maintenance manager responsible for a plant full of equipment and machinery, you know the importance of keeping everything running smoothly to maintain your production schedule and minimize downtime. After all, production interruptions lead to lost revenue and should be avoided whenever possible. 

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