• Direct Acting Pumps (HI 8.1-8.5-2015)

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Item #: A160
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Scope of Standard: 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:

  • Horizontal (double acting – piston / plunger, simplex/duplex)
  • Vertical (double acting – piston / plunger, simplex/duplex)


What You Will Learn/Overall Benefits:

  • Gain a fundamental understanding of direct acting steam pumps to properly classify and describe different pump types  
  • Learn what terms apply to different pump parts to better communicate with manufacturers and other pump people using standardized terminology
  • Understand how to identify pump parts for troubleshooting in the field
  • Identify the difference between pump designs and characteristics to choose the best one for a specific application
  • Learn the proper pump care and maintenance of pumps to ensure long-term, trouble-free performance

Applicable Markets: 
Markets that use steam for electricity including utilities, power generation, power plants, turbines, etc. 

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ISBN: 978-1-935762-85-0
Pages: 31
Approval Date: 2015
Table of Contents: View in PDF format
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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.



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