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Correctly sizing a centrifugal pump


Aspects to consider when choosing the right pump for your application


When sizing a centrifugal pump, it is important to consider it as part of a hydraulic system, taking care to size it correctly both hydraulically and mechanically. If you install a pump that is not suitable for the context of its use, problems can occur that result in maintenance costs, leakage of dangerous/costly liquid, and system downtime. Sizing a centrifugal pump correctly from among the countless options available can be very complicated, so it is best to first identify: