Problem: Troubleshooting a pump or other equipment is difficult without specifications or performance data such as a pump curve. Often the information is not available at the equipment location.
Solution: Laminated placards are the ultimate way to put information on equipment, but they aren’t always feasible. A quick and inexpensive way to place useful information right where it’s needed is to put it in water-proof “zip-lock” plastic bags attached to the equipment.
Contributor: Gordon R. Watson, PE, Fluor Daniel, San Jose, CA