Smart Installation Practices for Submersible Pump Sets

July 28th, 2014

Submersible pumps provide a powerful solution when high heads or high lifts are required at some job sites. The submersible pump end also eliminates suction lift limitations, allowing pumping in deep excavations, manholes, open pits, quarries or mines. Hydraulic Submersible Pump Basics A hydraulic submersible pump set is a two-piece system comprised of a hydraulic Read More

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Test Submersible Wastewater Pumps & Motors Frequently to Accommodate for Changing Conditions

July 22nd, 2014

Motor Testing Importance Motor testing is important for two reasons. First, it provides the information required to calculate horsepower at the test point. Horsepower allows for the calculation of pump efficiency at the test point. Then the tested head, flow, horsepower and hydraulic efficiency can be compared with those on the manufacturer’s pump curve. Pump Read More

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2014 Pump Industry Awards

July 14th, 2014

Footage and images of this exceptional pump industry event now available. The 2014 Pump Industry Awards held in association with the BPMA, once again achieved its goal in bringing together the entire pump industry for a celebration of business and professional excellence, with over 220 pump industry professionals in attendance. Sponsored by some of the Read More

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What Is the True Operating Flow Range for Centrifugal Pumps?

July 7th, 2014

One of the supposed advantages of centrifugal pumps when compared to positive displacement pumps is their ability to operate across a wide flow range. Because a centrifugal pump operates at the intersection of a pump curve and a system curve, varying the system curve allows the operating point of the pump to change easily using Read More

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