Scope of Standard: ANSI/HI 12.1–12.6 offers a basic educational overview on rotodynamic (centrifugal) slurry pumps, design and application considerations related to the selection of the right pump for a specific industry including pump installation as well as operation and maintenance procedures. The standard addresses a variety of pump designs in the categories of:
What You Will Learn/Overall Benefits:
Applicable Markets: Mining and other industries that pump abrasives such as sand, rock and slurry.
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Content: Overview on slurry pump types with detailed drawings of pump components, nomenclature, definitions, basic pump design, types of slurries, slurry effects on pump performance and froth pumping, pump wear, and hydraulic design and application considerations, system design, wetted materials of construction, bearings, seals, calculations, operating problems as well as proper installation, mounting, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting. Also provides an overview on testing.
Hot Link to TOC: http://www.pumps.org/estore/stdi/12.1-12.6.pdf
Who Should Buy This Standard: Engineers and consulting companies looking to gain a basic understanding of rotodynamic (centrifugal) slurry pumps as well as specifiers and application engineers who must understand how to choose the right pump for an application to get the best performance.