Lobe Rotor Pumps Figure

advantages These pumps can run dry for short periods as rotors have clearance, but run-dry time is limited by the seals; pumps can self-prime on low lifts; pumps can handle solids in suspension; there is little change of product velocity as it passes through the pump, so the pump has good net positive suction head (NPSH) performance, once primed; pumps can generally handle viscous materials; pumps are usually reversible.

disadvantages Fixed clearances can mean rapid performance degradation because of abrasive wear; pump has two shafts and associated shaft seals; suction lift limited at low speed/viscosity due to clearance of rotors.

Renewable Energy Eco Friendly

Renewable Energy Eco Friendly

Renewable energy is energy that is generated from sunlight, rain, tides, geothermal heat and wind. These sources are naturally and constantly replenished, which is why they are deemed as renewable.

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