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Get in-depth information about Blackmer pump and compressor technologies while learning why our solutions are the ideal choice to help solve your most critical fluid-handling applications.

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Blackmer® is the leading global provider of innovative, high-quality sliding vane, centrifugal, screw and regenerative turbine pump, and reciprocating gas compressor technologies for the safe transfer of liquids and gases.

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Providing Innovative Product-Transfer Solutions for a Variety of Markets and Applications

Blackmer provides innovative product transfer solutions for many markets and applications, including in the chemical process, energy, transport, military & marine; general industrial, and oil & gas industries.

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FAQ: Pump Maintenance

Blackmer FAQ: Sliding Vane Pump Maintenance

  • How do I re-grease a sliding vane pump?

  • How often do I re-grease a sliding vane pump?

  • How much grease do I apply to a sliding vane pump?

  • Is it common for grease or oil to drain from the weep hole between the mechanical seal and bearing?

  • Is it common for grease or oil to drain from the grease relief fitting?

  • What is the difference between a maintenance and rebuild kit?

  • Do all sliding vane pumps have a maintenance or rebuild kit?

  • Can a Blackmer Sliding Vane Pump be run in reverse?

  • How do I tell the direction of rotation of my sliding vane pump?