SEEPEX Progressive Cavity Pumps 101

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Progressive Cavity Pumps 101

This presentation provides a general overview of progressive cavity pumps at a novice level for those who may not be familiar with progressive cavity pump technology. This course is hosted by three seasoned professionals from SEEPEX, sharing their real-world experiences. Viewers are introduced to concepts related to progressive cavity pumps such as how they work, mechanical components and common water and wastewater applications. Pump benefits are discussed including maintain-in-place technologies and operating efficiencies, along with an overview of operating characteristics. Further into the presentation, a deeper dive is taken to examine the basic operating principals to elaborate on how progressive cavity pumps mechanically offer the benefits they provide. For questions regarding this training, contact SEEPEX directly at or 937-864-7150.

Aaron Renick

Aaron Renick, the director of sales – West for SEEPEX, has been with the company for 25 years. Renick is well versed in the design of pumps, having worked in varying roles including production, assembly and engineering. His 25-plus years of experience in the pumping world have shown him a spectrum of applications ranging from pumping chocolate to dewatering sludge.

Chris Brooks

Chris Brooks, a territory manager for SEEPEX, is responsible for operations in the Southeastern U.S. Before starting with SEEPEX, Brooks worked in distributor sales for more than 20 years including operating his own distributorship and then working for the largest SEEPEX distributor in the U.S. He has more than 30 years’ pump experience including four years as a machinist mate in the U.S. Navy. Brooks holds an Associates of Arts degree from Liberty University and attended Southern Polytechnic State University. He completed the U.S. Naval Propulsion Engineering School, Machinist Mate Class “A” Course.

Chris Oaks

Chris Oaks, the applications engineering manager at SEEPEX, has been with the company since 2013, starting as an applications engineer, primarily focusing on the municipal market. Oaks is a 2010 graduate of Wright State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, and is a 2016 graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a master’s degree in engineering management.

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