• Air-Operated Pump Tests (ANSI/HI 10.6-2016 - secure PDF).

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Scope of Standard:  ANSI/HI 10.6-2016 provides uniform procedures for mechanical and pump performance testing and for recording test results for air-operated diaphragm and bellows pumps. The standard contains procedures for:

  • Test of mechanical integrity when pump is in operation
  • Performance test
  • Net Positive Suction Head test
  • Hydrostatic testing of pressure-retaining components
  • Noise measurement test


What You Will Learn/Overall Benefits:

  • How to conduct and report results on hydrostatic, performance and mechanical pump performance tests on air-operated pumps
  • Verify the tests used by the manufacturer to demonstrate the pumps’ ability to perform satisfactorily, both mechanically and hydraulically


Applicable Markets:  Industries where source of electric power is not readily available, is spotty or is regularly lost or where electricity can cause potential for explosion such as mining, refineries and remote locations.

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ISBN: 978-1-935762-40-9
Pages: 24
Approval Date: 2016
Table of Contents: View in PDF format
Also Available in Hardcopy: View now

Content:  Terminology, symbols, definitions, test procedures, setup and equipment, recommended instrumentation, methods of measurement, calculations and plotting pump performance.

Hot Link to TOC: http://estore.pumps.org/Air-Operated-Pump-Tests-ANSIHI-106-P153C10.aspx

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Who Should Buy This Standard: Pump OEMS, engineering and consulting firms and purchasing agents who need to understand pump test standards and determine what tests have been or should be conducted on air-operated pumps before they are purchased and shipped to manufacturing operations.

Important Notice: 

This standard is available for immediate download in secure PDF format. Standards in this format are a single-user license and are encrypted for security purposes. Each standard is authorized to a single login and password on a single desktop or laptop computer. The end-user license prohibits installation of these files on a network server or their shared use in an network environment.  These files may be transferred from an old computer to a new computer by following the instructions provided upon purchase or available online at estore.pumps.org/about.aspx.

To view HI Standards in this format requires the download of the free Adobe® Reader®. Authorization requires download of an Adobe-approved plug-in from FileOpen Systems, Inc. and Internet access to complete the authorization process.  Security permissions of these files allow printing and the addition of comments. Once authorized these files may be accessed with or without connection to the Internet.


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