Pump Sizing 101 and Best Practices (WWETT Show 2023)

March 23, 2023

This session focuses on submersible pump designs and differences including which pump to use for which application, pump sizing and best practices in the field.  Other topics include: what questions to ask to accurately size a pump, why sizing is important, what a pump performance curve is and how to read it, pump capacity requirements and how flow is calculated for each application, the importance of velocity in pipe, how to calculate TDH. There will be an example of sizing a pump with appropriate charts and tables.

Learning Objectives:

1. Discover what questions to ask

2. Discuss a pump performance curve

3. Explain how to size a pump

4. Review best practices for pump installation and performance

Speaker:  Michael Kelley, Application Engineer at Zoeller Pump Company


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