• Rotary Pumps for Nomenclature, Definitions, Application, and Operation (ANSI/HI 3.1-3.5-2015)

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Scope of Standard: ANSI/HI 3.1–3.5. offers a basic educational overview on rotary pumps, design and application considerations related to the selection of the right rotary pump for a specific industry use as well as the installation, maintenance and operating procedures. The standard addresses seven basic types of rotary pumps:

  • Sliding vane
  • Piston, axial
  • Flexible member
  • Lobe
  • Gear
  • Circumferential piston
  • Screw

What You Will Learn/Overall Benefits:

  •  Gain a fundamental understanding of rotary 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


Applicable Markets:  Most common pump industry segments using rotary pumps in various services including chemical, petroleum, slurry, water and wastewater, residential, electric power and more. 

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ISBN: 978-1-935762-42-3
Pages: 85
Approval Date: 2015
Table of Contents: View in PDF format
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Content: Rotary pump types and nomenclature, definitions, illustrated pump diagrams, pump classifications and preferred units for applications, design and application considerations such as temperature, viscosity, inlet pressure and other parameters, slurry effects, rotary pump noise, installation guide, operations and maintenance with table on solving pump malfunctions.

Hot Link to TOC: http://www.pumps.org/estore/stdi/3.1-3.5b.pdf

Who Should Buy This Standard:  Young engineers, specifiers and engineering consultants who are unfamiliar with the terminology associated with rotary pumps as well as application engineers, engineering consultants who must know how to select the right rotary pumps for an application to get the best performance.  End users who maintain and troubleshoot pumps.


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