impeller pump Articles

  • slurry pump impeller

    Impeller is a rotating component of a centrifugal pump, which transfers energy from the motor that drives the pump to the fluid being pumped by accelerating the fluid outwards from the center of rotation. ...


  • Is Your Trailer Pump Impeller Installed Correctly?

    Over the years trailer pumps get modified, parts get replaced and sometimes one of those parts is a new impeller. Here are some tips for inspection, removal and installation to make sure your impeller gets installed correctly. IMPELLER ROTATION AND ASSEMBLY INSPECTION To avoid expensive repairs and downtime, take a minute and verify that your impeller is rotating in the right ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Large Diameter Impellers Make Trash Pumps More Versatile

    The introduction of these impellers allow for a higher range of discharge pressure. Pumps are available in many types—diaphragm, positive displacement and progressive cavity—but the most common is a centrifugal pump. Centrifugal pumps have an impeller that spins, transferring energy to the fluid by centrifugal force and directing the water to the discharge point within the ...


    By Griffin Dewatering

  • Avoiding Pump Problems

    As with any pump system, there are some basic components involved — a driver, the impeller/pump and the transmission. The basic difference is that instead of a flexible coupling or gear train, the transmission is a hydraulic system. The hydraulic system is composed of a hydraulic pump, hydraulic motor, supply tank, filtration method, cooling method and transfer ...


    By Griffin Dewatering

  • Strengthen the maintenance of slurry pump

    Adjust the gap between slurry pump impeller and liner and plate. The gap had been adjusted before out factory, but after working for a time, due to the high-pressure of volute liner and low-pressure of suction, caused the slurry leakage through the impeller gap, inevitably lead to the impeller and plate or volute liner seal segment ...


  • Understanding Pump Cavitation

    Cavitation is a major problem in the chemical industry because it affects a basic tool, the centrifugal pump. A sudden increase in the velocity of the pumped liquid reduces the inlet pressure, sometimes below the vapor pressure.The result is formation of gas and bubbles. Detecting the signs of cavitation, and correctly identifying and understanding the type of cavitation present, can help an ...

  • What is a slurry pump

    Talking about slurry pump, we see slurry first then next is pump, so let’s start with slurry. Slurry is a kind of liquid with solids, mostly its specific gravities greater than 1. The solids size may vary from a few micrometers, often referred to as microns, up to hundreds of millimeters and the solids may settle below a ...


  • Pump Performance Checklist

    Keeping your pump in shape will help reduce costs and boost profits! Cut fuel consumption, reduce replacement parts costs and minimize pumping time on every job! A PUMP THAT LETS YOU DOWN when you need it most causes obvious losses of time and money. Not so obvious, but every bit as costly, are losses you can incur with pumps that operate at less-than-peak efficiency. A pump ...


    By Gorman-Rupp Co.

  • Case study - pumping in mines

    Location: Peru Year: 2011 Working context Pumps have been installed in Cerro Verde and Antamina mines in Peru for pumping tailings and material from in the process plant. The problem Both clients where looking for a pump able to handle slurry with high specific gravity and with solid concentration up to 70%. ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

  • Effects of Slurry pump expeller

    Expeller not only with sealing effect, but also can serve to reduce the axial force. The axial force in the slurry pump is mainly caused by the liquid pressure acting on the impeller and the rotating part of the composition of gravity. So it is easy to know, in the same identical performance parameters, slurry pump axial force is stronger ...


  • The Many Costs of a Clogged Pump

    Photo:  wef.org In the February 2012 issue of Water Environment and Technology Magazine is an article titled “A solution for ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Pump Maintenance Know-How

    It’s no secret that a pump that runs at peak efficiency uses less fuel, experiences less downtime and costs less to operate. The time you spend maintaining your pump is actually an investment in its lifetime performance and value. In fact, there are many ways that a diligently maintained pump can reduce your costs, while increasing efficiency. For instance, by ensuring your pump investment ...


    By Gorman-Rupp Co.

  • Case study - pumping in mines

    Location: Peru Year: 2011 Working context Pumps have been installed in Cerro Verde and Antamina mines in Peru for pumping tailings and material from in the process plant. The problem Both clients where looking for a pump able to handle slurry with high specific gravity and with solid concentration ...


    By Dragflow North America

  • Horsepower on the pump curve

    Now that the head capacity relationship along the X and Y axes of the pump curve has been established in Part 1 of this series, the pump curve can be used to determine the amount of horsepower required to meet the head and capacity requirements for the job. Horsepower is a unit of power equal to 550 foot pounds per second or 746 watts. Water horsepower is the minimum power ...

  • VFD for pumping systems

    Pumping systems account for nearly 20% of the world's electrical energy usage. In some process plants, the VFD for pumps and fans together account for between 50% and 80% of the total electricity used. Very rarely have I come across pumps operating with fully open discharge valves. The same is the case for fans with dampers. ...


    By Variable Frequency Drives

  • Less and More : Why You Should Pump Slurries with a Peristaltic Pump

    LESS WATER Peristaltic Pumps Use Less Water Hose pumps can circulate slurry SGs of 1.6 to 1.8 or up to 80% solid content. The traditional centrifugal pump loses efficiency when the slurry SG reaches 1.3 or 30% solids. With this limitation, slurry pumps have significant process water demands : on a plant processing 70 tonnes of ore per hour, every time a hose pump replaces a ...

  • Improve Slurry Pump Working Life

    Close suction valve before stopping slurry pump. Enough clean water should be supplied to pump all the slurry in pipeline out to avoid solid precipitated in the suction tube and volute line. Otherwise, there will be situations that ...

  • How to select the best Slurry Pump

    Slurry pump service life has the relationship with cost of production and production maintenance convenience. Selection unreasonable, may shorten the life of the slurry pump or adverse impact on production. So, bellow we will talk how to select suitable slurry pump to extend the service life and achieve maximum economic benefits. From design side, we analysis the three main factors affecting the ...


  • Raffinate Booster Pump Station case study

    Confidential Client Southwest, USA The Southwest is home to several large producers of copper cathode from leaching and subsequent electro-plating, a process known as solution extraction and electro winning (SX/EW). The first step – leaching, begins by sprinkling a low concentration of sulphuric acid and water solution on a stockpile of ore. The liquid ...


  • One Forcemain – Multiple Sewage Pumping Stations

    The sewage collection system for the community of Port Perry Ontario includes several sewage pumping stations conveying wastewater to the existing aerated sewage lagoons for treatment.  Initially the system originally included two sewage pumping stations pumping from the Community directly to the lagoons; the Water Street Pumping Sewage Station and the Cawker’s Creek Sewage Pumping Station. ...

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