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centrifugal pump

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(General Engineering) a pump having a high-speed rotating impeller whose blades throw the water outwards
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Noun1.centrifugal pump - a pump that use centrifugal force to discharge fluid into a pipecentrifugal pump - a pump that use centrifugal force to discharge fluid into a pipe
pump - a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
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Old centrifugal pumps including breaking/removing of existing foundation and construction of new foundation as per the feasible specification/design of new centrifugal pumps & installation of 3 new centrifugal pump sets with the alteration/ modifications of existing pipe line, including the provision of necessary fittings.
AXFLOW says it is now offering a compressor system as an alternative to centrifugal pumps for emptying liquefied gas from storage tanks, vessels and mobile tankers.
Centrifugal pumps have found increased applications in different industries where they have served as heart of a system to displace some fluid(s); these pumps, however, consume a large portion of total energy consumed by such systems.
com)-- Refurbishing of ageing manufacturing plants and pumping systems, combined with increasing exploration activities for new sources of water is driving global demand for centrifugal pumps.
While turbulent global economic conditions are likely to cause price wars and dampen sales, the demand for cost-effective, easy-to-install centrifugal pumps will balance out any fall in overall uptake, says a report
Damages on Pumps and Systems: The Handbook for the Operation of Centrifugal Pumps
The following equations (1-3) show the relationships among rotational speed, flow rate, head and power values when variable speed drive is used for centrifugal pumps (Giribone et al.
9 August 2012 a[euro]" Russian pump manufacturer HMS Group Plc (LON:HMSG) said on Thursday it had completed its previously announced acquisition of a 75% stake in German centrifugal pumps and system equipment maker Apollo Goessnitz GmbH for EUR25m (USD30.
Based in Goessnitz (Thuringia), Germany, Apollo is a manufacturer of centrifugal pumps and system equipment used in oil refining, gas processing, chemical and petrochemical industries, power generation and water utilities as well as offshore production and liquid gas transportation.
The tank includes necessary plumbing for three centrifugal pumps, one mud cleaner and 4-inch mud hopper.
New Magnetically Coupled Centrifugal Pumps ITF Flojet (www.
3M pumps, available in the UK through Pump Engineering, has extended its established range of magnetically driven, centrifugal pumps with the introduction of its C MAG-PL pump.