• Sealless Rotodynamic Pumps for Nomenclature, Definitions, Application, Operation, and Test (ANSI/HI 5.1-5.6-2016 - secure PDF)

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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.

Pumps addressed include:

  • Canned motor including close coupled, separated pump and motor, vertical submerged
  • Magnetic drive including separately coupled, closed coupled, vertical submerged
  • Not included are submersible wastewater pumps that do not have external shaft seals and deep well submersible pumps.

 What You Will Learn/Overall Benefits:

  • Gain a fundamental understanding of sealless rotodynamic pumps to properly classify and describe different pump types
  • Understand how to properly select pump types for specific applications through a greater understanding gained on pump industry practices, pump operations and application considerations
  • Understand how type of tests are required for a sealless rotodynamic pump and if the manufacturer has conducted specific tests to satisfactorily demonstrated a pump's ability to perform, both mechanically and hydraulically
  • Learn how to operate and troubleshoot pumps

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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ISBN: 1-935762-41-6
Pages: 64
Approval Date: 2016
Table of Contents: View in PDF format
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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.

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