VPO

The Ruhrpumpen type VPO belongs to the VAF pump family (PV, PMR, VPO, PVD) and is a vertical propeller pump with dry installed motor, with immersed pump part and discharge nozzle above floor level.
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 56,781 m3/h (250,000 U.S. gpm).
  • Head 17 m (55 ft).
  • Maximum Pressure 2 bar (24 psi).
  • Temperature 95°C (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

  • Water lifting stations.
  • Water works.
  • Irrigation.
  • Sewage engineering.
  • Iron- and steel industry.
  • Chemical / Petrochemical industry.
  • Power Stations.
  • Sugar Industry.
  • Dock Equipment (Ship building).

STANDARD CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

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

  • VPO

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES

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