VAF

The VAF is a vertical high efficiency, axial flow impeller pump together with the VPO, PV, PMR and PVD. Ruhrpumpen has a complete range of this type of pumps which are suited for applications that require large quantities of flow with low head.
CHARACTERISTICS

  • Multi-stage vertical centrifugal pump, diffuser type bowl.
  • Axial flow impeller, high efficiency.
  • Can handle solids up to 14” diameter (365 mm).
  • Counter clockwise rotation viewed from shaft coupling.
OPERATION LIMITS

  • Capacity up 22,712 m3/h (100,000 U.S. gpm).
  • Head 18 m (60 ft).
  • Maximum Pressure 2 bar (26 psi).
  • Temperature 0 to 95°C (32 to 203°F).

DESIGN FEATURES

  • API 610 latest edition construction available (VS3 type).
  • Above or below base discharge.
  • Discharge elbows designed to reduce friction losses, diffusers designed to minimize turbulence and increase efficiency.
  • Product, oil or fresh water lubrication.
  • Rotor ‘Pull-Out’ design available.
APPLICATIONS

  • All applications that require large quantities of water with low head, like drainage, waste, flood control, irrigation, waste treatment plants, underpass drainage, condenser cooling, construction dewatering, ditch pumps, raw water intakes.

STANDARD CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

  • Bowls: Cast iron with bronze impeller.
  • Column: Carbon steel with AISI-1045 shaft.
  • Discharge head: Fabricated steel.
RUHRPUMPEN NOMENCLATURE

  • VAF

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES

  • Basket type strainer.
  • Extended suction bell (umbrella) to minimize vortices.
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