Positive Displacement Pump

POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT PUMP P020

These pumps are also called PD pumps or rotary pumps. They come in a variety of designs that include:

  • Gear
  • Sliding vane
  • Progressive cavity
  • Lobe
  • Etc.

The capacity of a rotary pump is determined by the speed of the shaft. The head or pressure output of a rotary pump is determined by the horsepower available and the strength of the casing.

See: Rotary pumps, R019

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  • On February 16, 2018