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It is with great sadness that we have to share with you that the Chairman of the SAPSDA Board of Directors, Mr. Lester Fine, has passed away on 16 June 2018. 

Lester will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all whom ever the privilege of knowing him as a friend and/or colleague.

Lester’s dedication to the pump industry and his contribution to the success of SAPSDA will always be remembered and highly appreciated.



Upcoming Events


Is moved to the 11th October 2018 - Irene Country Club 

Upcoming Pump Training Courses:


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Advanced Course


The Advanced course is structured to suit any person responsible for/or involved in the managing, specifications, design or purchasing of pumps and their related equipment. Slurries and fluids and test methods and standards are just some of the fields that would be covered in this course. A Pump test will also be viewed by the attendees.  Each subject will be presented by an expert in his specific field.

Course Content

2.1)        Hydraulics applied to a pump system
2.2)        Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH)
2.3)        Affinity Laws
2.4)        Parallel and Series Operation
2.5)        Pumping of various Fluids and Slurries
2.6)        Mechanical Seals
2.7)        Positive Displacement Pumps
2.8)        Electric Motors and Variable Speed Drives
2.9)        Submersible and borehole pumps
2.10)      Pump Performance Testing

Who will be presenting?

Each module of the courses is presented by different experts from the Sapsda Member Companies which makes the Sapsda Training Course unique and good value for money


R5 000.00 per delegate which includes training material, copy of Pump Principles, lunch and refreshments.               Members discount: Enrol four delegates from one Company and pay for three.

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