Performance investigation on double acting reciprocating pump
D.B. Jani, Chaudhary Chetan, Baria Darshan, Barjod Umesh, Chauhan Janak, Bangadiya Jignesh
Delivery pressure, Performance testing, Reciprocating pump, Suction pressure
The present article summarizes the performance of double acting reciprocating pump in laboratory set up. The purpose of the performance testing is to verify the theoretical calculations with the practical performance. A performance testing of the double acting reciprocating pump is used to determine the working condition and analyzing the delivery and suction pressure which plays an important role in maintaining proper heads. Using conventional performance testing methods, efficiency and working of the pump are improved. Various measuring instruments are used to measure flow rate, suction and delivery pressure, power consumption etc. Reciprocating pumps are mostly used where flow is constant and high delivery pressures are required, so they are exposed to more risk of failure when changing the pressure by manually regulating a valve. The obtained result show that the effect of various parameters such as speed, flow rate, pressure etc. on pump performance.
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Unique Paper ID: 157639

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4

Page(s): 14 - 17
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