Tag Archives for Centrifugal Pumps

Seals

Seals are necessary to prevent leakage at the point where the shaft enters the pump case. The most inexpensive seal is made of packing material that acts as a pressure breakdown device. Packing must be flexible and capable of being … Continue reading

11. September 2009 by Jack
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Bearings

Ball bearings transmit a load from a rotating surface to a fixed surface via a series of rotating balls. They are generally inexpensive, do not require any separate lubrication system, and can be designed to be selfaligning. However, they have … Continue reading

11. September 2009 by Jack
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Centrifugal ANSI Pump

Description Mounting = Horizontal Casing split = Radial Impeller type = Radial Mounting feet = Bottom of pump casing No. of stages = Single Applications Flow conditions: Low head, moderate flow rate Service rating: Non-critical Typical uses: 1. Service water … Continue reading

10. September 2009 by Jack
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Centrifugal Pumps

Centrifugal pumps are classified as either radial flow or axial flow. Figure 10-1 shows a radial flow pump. Flow enters the center of the rotating wheel (impeller) and is propelled radially to the outside by centrifugal force. Within the impeller … Continue reading

06. September 2009 by Jack
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