Scope of Standard: ANSI/HI 5.1-5.6 offers a basic educational overview on sealless rotodynamic pumps including design and application considerations related to the selection of the right pump for a specific industry use, pump operating and maintenance procedures as well as different types of tests that can be conducted on pumps to ensure their performance.
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Applicable Markets: Most common pump industry segments using sealless rotodynamic pumps in various services including chemical, petroleum, slurry, water and wastewater, residential, electric power and more.
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Content: Detailed diagram of pump components, nomenclature, definitions, basic pump design, guidelines for applications, differences between sealless and mechanically sealed rotodynamic pumps, operating advantages and limitations, temperature considerations, piping plans, proper selection, installation, operation, and maintenance as well as different types of test procedures.
Hot Link to TOC: http://www.pumps.org/estore/stdi/5.1-5.6b.pdf.
Who Should Buy This Standard: Engineers and consulting companies looking to gain a basic understanding of sealless rotodyanmic 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.
The standard also guides manufacturers who primarily test pumps in the factory and pump OEMS, engineering and consulting firms and purchasing agents who need to understand pump test standards and what tests have been conducted on rotary pumps before they are purchased and shipped to manufacturing operations.