Types of Centrifugal Pumps

Horizontal-Single Stage
– The most common type
– Used for moderate head, <500 ft - End suction, top discharge or top suction, top discharge Vertical In-line - Supported by piping or small foundation - Motor is supported by pump; piping forces do not affect alignment - Lower cost, simpler maintenance - Slightly higher NPSHR than horizontal pump Horizontal Multistage - Up to 8 impellers for higher head - Shaft supported between bearings Vertical Can - Used when low NPSHR is needed Vertical-Submerged Suction - Like vertical can type, without the can - Used in sumps or shallow wells - Used to pump water from the sea, or from reservoirs Submersible - Used in oil production wells

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