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Centrifugal Pump

250 | 178 | 118 Series

Centrifugal Pump

How to size your pump

The following information is required:

  1. Rate of flow
  2. Hd. Ft.
  3. Sp. Gr.
  4. HP

Conversation Data

GPM= .03 X BPD

SPECIFIC GRAVITY= WEIGHT OF FLUID IN LBS./GAL.

SPECIFIC GRAVITY= POUNDS/ CU. FT.
                                           62.4

FEET HEAD= PSI X 2.31
                        SP.GR.

PSI= FEET HEAD X SP. GR.
                    2.31

BRAKE HORSE POWER REQUIRED= CURVE HP X SP. GR.

POUNDS PER GALLON= .133 X POUNDS PER CU. FT.

FOR WATER, SP. GR= 1.0

Table Conversition Data

Ft. Hd. P.S.I. P.S.I. Ft. Hd.
10 4.33 10 23.10
20 8.66 20 46.20
30 12.99 25 57.8
40 17.32 30 69.30
50 21.65 35 80.90
70 32.48 40 92.40
100 43.30 45 104.00
150 64.95 50 115.00
200 86.60 60 138.60
250 108.25 75 173.20
300 129.9 100 231.00
350 151.55 125 288.70
400 173.2 150 346.50

BARRELS / HOUR BARRELS / DAY GPM
4.2 100 3
10.5 250 7.5
21 500 15
42 1000 30
63 1500 45
83 2000 60
125 3000 90
208 5000 150
312 7500 225
420 10000 300
625 15000 450