Readying Irrigation Pumps for the Season: Video on Packing Replacement

Spring planting is in full gear, and if you’re just starting up your irrigation pumps, you may need a refresher on installing packing, and what purposes the lantern ring and grease cup serve. Cornell has a useful YouTube page, chocked full of how-to videos for common pump maintenance and repair, that answers those very questions in a fast, informative manner.

Please check out this quick video on packing

We also cover numerous other topics such as shaft sleeve removal, wear ring installation, frame assembly, and much more on the Cornell YouTube page. And, we’re interested in creating new videos of Cornell’s centrifugal pumps you’d like to see — e-mail your topic idea(s) to We’ll use your ideas to produce more how-to videos to help answer your pump questions!