Pump Curve Modifications For Paper Stock

PUMP CURVE MODIFICATIONS FOR PAPER STOCKĀ P039

Paper stock is not a liquid so the centrifugal pump curve requires some modification based on the percentage of paper stock you are pumping.

Use the following guide-lines if you do not have specific recommendations from the pump manufacturer:

Modify the curves for head, capacity, and efficiency as follows:

  • 0.725 for 6% stock
  • 0.825 for 5.5% stock
  • 0.90 for 5%
  • 0.94 for 4.5%
  • 0.98 for 4%
  • 1.0 for 3.5% or less

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  • On February 16, 2018