Scope of Standard: ANSI/HI 8.1-8.5 offers a basic educational overview on direct acting (steam) pumps, design and application considerations related to the selection of the right pump for a specific industry use, as well as pump operating and maintenance procedures. The standard addresses a variety of direct acting pumps in the categories of:
What You Will Learn/Overall Benefits:
Applicable Markets: Markets that use steam for electricity including utilities, power generation, power plants, turbines, etc.
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Content: Types of direct acting (steam) pumps with detailed drawings, nomenclature, definitions, design and application considerations with discussion on pump speeds, installation, types of packing, piston cups, storage, priming, operation, maintenance including malfunctions, cause and remedy.
Hot Link to TOC: http://www.pumps.org/estore/stdi/8.1-8.5a.pdf
Who Should Buy This Standard: Buyers, young engineers, specifiers and engineering consultants who are unfamiliar with the terminology associated with direct acting (steam) pumps as well as application engineers, engineering consultants and others who must know how to select the right rotary pumps for an application to get the best performance.