How to fill an oil lubricated thrust bearing on an API 610 VS4 vertical sump pump

Correctly fill or top-up an oil lubricated bearing bracket on a horizontal end suction overhung centrifugal process pump.

Required Tools


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How-To Further Information

Further Information

Ensure the correct oil level is set before operating the pump.

If you find you have accidentally overfilled the bearing bracket you should drain the sump & start this procedure again.