Saturday, December 18, 2010

Q&A on purchasing vertical turbine pumps

From Pumps & Systems:

Q. When purchasing vertical turbine pumps, can the motors be purchased directly from a motor supplier?

A. Vertical pump motors are normally supplied with a registered (rabbet) fit mounting base conforming to industry standard dimensions and drilling. It is customary for the vertical pump manufacturer to supply the motor to ensure:

  • Proper mating of the base flanges
  • Proper coupling of the shaft extensions
  • Specification of the axial thrust requirements
  • Specification of the start-up torque requirements
To read the full article please click on the link below:

Hydraulic Institute Pump FAQs December 2010 Web-Exclusive

Berlin Technologies

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