Michael Volk is a provider of training materials for pump owners, operators, and maintenance technicians; as well as for engineers who design and construct pump systems. Volk worked for a large engineering consultant and for a leading global pump manufacturer prior to launching his own pump consulting career in 1982. Throughout his successful 45-year career dedicated to consulting and training in the field of pumps, Volk garnered praise for both his expertise and his clear, methodical training skills.
Pump training and the associated materials have always been an integral part of Volk’s offering to individuals and organizations who work with pumps. Now retired from his career in pump consulting and live trainings, Volk continues to offer the following training materials on pumps, with an emphasis on these important topics:
Michael Volk’s highly acclaimed 500-page pump application handbook had its third edition published in 2013 by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group. According to a book review in Pumps and Systems magazine, “Every company that uses pumps and every engineering school should have a copy of this publication in its library.”
Order a hardback copy of Pump Characteristics and Applications, Third Edition at the author’s discounted price of $105 including media mail shipment within the US. Purchase by check payable to Michael Volk or by credit card. Contact us for shipments outside the U.S. To order, contact us by phone, 510-384-8655, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Pacific time, or by email to email@example.com.
Michael Volk currently is developing a series of pump training videos, using the same content and delivery style that he employed so successfully in hundreds of pump training courses delivered worldwide over the past 30+ years. This website will be updated when the pump video training series becomes available for purchase.
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