When selecting a pump for industrial as well as domestic purpose, the buyers need to focus on some important factors along with making a deep research on the kinds of pump available. Choosing the right pump for the right job extends the durability of the pump which makes the whole process cost-effective and efficient. These are the most important factors to look into Kirloskar domestic pumps in Ludhiana as well as the industrial pumps.   Selecting a Centrifugal Pump – 5 Essential Points to Look

Here are few of the important factors that cannot be overlooked while purchasing a pump.

  • Liquid Properties

The first and the most important point to consider is the type of liquid for which the pump is to be used. The liquid plays a big role in the selection of the pump. All the properties of the liquid such as temperature, viscosity, vapour pressure, specific gravity, PH value, etc. should be known before going ahead for the selection of the pump. It helps in selecting the best combination of pump suitable for the specific type of liquid.

  • Efficiency Rating

This is a key point to consider when it comes to choosing the appropriate pump for a specific job. Pumps consume a huge amount of energy, so it is advised to select the best energy efficient pump as it saves you huge money on the electricity bill. The pump to be used should be selected in the zone of 50% left of Best Efficiency Point (BEP) and 120% to the right of BEP on the curve.

  • Operating Conditions

The selection of the pump also highly depends on the operating conditions and the environment in which the pump has to work. The pump should also be selected on the basis whether it will run continuously or just as per the requirement, this thing should be analyzed before selecting the pump. Also, the temperature, altitude, location, and atmospheric pressure should be taken into consideration while selecting the pump.

  • Power Rating

The pump is driven by motor or engine. The power required to pump the liquid from one place to another is very crucial and needs to be checked very carefully as it will affect the overall operating cost of the Kirloskar industrial pump. It is very important to check whether the power rating for the pump is at an optimum level to handle the load and not create any problem in the future.

  • Net Positive Suction Head

Net positive suction head (NPSH) can be defined in two parts: NPSH Available and NPSH Required. NPSH Available is the absolute pressure at the suction port of the pump and NPSH Required is the minimum pressure required at the suction port of the pump, this is required to keep the pump from cavitating. NPSH Available is the function of the system and must be calculated while NPSH Required is the function and must be provided by the manufacturer of Kirloskar industrial pumps in Ludhiana.

Hence, all the above mentions points should be taken into consideration while selecting the pump for your industrial as well as domestic purposes.

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