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Centrifugal API Vertical Turbine or Can Pump

Description Mounting = Vertical Casing split = Radial Impeller type = Mixed or radial Mounting feet = Mounting plate No. of stages = Multiple Applications Flow conditions: High head and high flow rate, low NPSH available Service rating: Critical Typical … Continue reading

10. September 2009 by Jack
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Centrifugal Sump Pump

Description Mounting = Vertical Casing split = Radial Impeller type = Radial Mounting feet = Mounting plate No. of stages = Single Applications Flow conditions: Low head and moderate flow rate Service rating: Non-critical Typical uses: Primarily used to pump … Continue reading

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Centrifugal API Multistage Split Case Pump

Description Mounting = Horizontal Casing split = Axial Impeller type = Radial Mounting feet = Centerline of pump casing No. of stages = Multiple Applications Flow conditions: High head and flow rate, high specific gravity Service rating: Critical Typical uses: … Continue reading

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Centrifugal Vertical In-Line Pump

Description Mounting = Vertical, in-line with piping Casing split = Radial Impeller type = Radial Mounting feet = None No. of stages = Single Applications Flow conditions: Low head, moderate flow rate Service rating: Non-critical Typical uses: 1. Service water … Continue reading

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Single-Stage API Pump

Description Mounting = Horizontal Casing split = Radial Impeller type = Radial Mounting feet = Centerline of pump casing No. of stages = Single Applications Flow conditions: Low head, moderate flow rate, high temperature Service rating: Critical Typical uses: 1. … Continue reading

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Centrifugal Pump Specific Speed

In comparing similar centrifugal pumps it is often useful to use a parameter called specific speed. For similar designs major pump dimensions are proportional to specific speed. Thus, if the performance curve is known for one pump, it can be … Continue reading

08. September 2009 by Jack
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Basic Pumps Selection Criteria

In order to make a selection of the pump required for a specific installation it is necessary to first determine the desired flow rate or head. The NPSH available should be determined, and if a centrifugal selection is possible, a … Continue reading

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Multiphase Pumps

Multiphase fluids typically produced from an oil well consist of hydrocarbon liquid, hydrocarbon gas, and an immiscible water phase. These fluids historically must be processed by a multiphase production system near the wells. This arrangement is needed because transfer of … Continue reading

08. September 2009 by Jack
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Rotary Pumps

These pumps operate by having a rotating member turn inside a housing in such a way as to create trapped liquid through the pump. Figure 10-10 shows several configurations of rotary pumps. Although these pumps may look like centrifugal pumps, … Continue reading

07. September 2009 by Jack
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Diaphragm Pumps

These pumps are a special type of reciprocating pump that utilize the action of a diaphragm moving back and forth within a fixed chamber. Sometimes the diaphragm is used to power a reciprocating pump with air or natural gas. Figure … Continue reading

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