Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 23–27 | Cite as

Failure Analysis of a Jacking Oil Pump

  • S. J. Ghosh
Case History


Some jacking oil pumps failed during operation at various thermal power plants. The failure process eliminated the use of fractography to identify the mode of fracture. Extensive tests were carried out on failed pumps, which showed that the failures were due to rubbing of the impellers


Pump Impeller Rubbing 

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© ASM International 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.Metals Research LaboratoryHaridwarIndia

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