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BPMA Golf Day 2017
The results

  The 2017 BPMA Golf day took place this year on 25th May, on the Bainbridge Course at Heythrop Park,...
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Category: Events

BPMA's 75th Anniversary Dinner
75 Years Celebrated in Style

To help celebrate three-quarters of a century serving the British pump industry, the BPMA recently staged a special Anniversary...
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Category: Events

Job seekers looking for work

If  you are looking for work within the Pump Industry, you can send a copy of your CV to s.smith@bpma.org.uk  and the BPMA and will promote you on our website and distribute your CV to any...
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Category: Careers in Pumping

Pump Working Pressure

Pumps require, in order to ensure trouble-free operation, a minimum static inlet pressure at the pump suction port, which is generally termed the minimum available net positive suction head (NPSH). This available inlet pressure decreases...
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Category: Pumping Fundamentals

Glanded (Dry-Motor) Pump

Design The uniform feature of glanded pumps is the separation between the pumped fluid and the drive motor. The connection between the impeller in the pump body and the motor is made by either a common shaft or by coupled shaft parts....
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Category: Pumping Fundamentals

Monobloc Glanded Centrifugal Pump

The monobloc pump design with flange mounted drive motors has found its place in mechanical building services as well as applications requiring greater duties. The pumps can be directly pipe mounted or, if necessary, mounted on a support bracket...
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Category: Pumping Fundamentals

DIN-Standards Centrifugal End-Suction Pump

The bed-plate mounted centrifugal pump to DIN 24255 is only rarely used in conjunction with mechanical building services. They are mainly used in installations requiring large flow rates, abnormally high working pressures (cast steel, S G Iron) or...
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Category: Pumping Fundamentals

Shaft Seals

Glanded Pumps, unlike Glandless Pumps, require shaft seals to separate the fluid handled from the drive motor. Two seal systems are generally in use: Packed Gland Seal The packed gland seal - the conventional shaft seal - is, due...
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Category: Pumping Fundamentals

Duty Of Pumps

Pumps are required to displace fluids within a system of piping against the respective total friction head of the pipe system. Typical example: The forced circulating system, e.g. of a central heating installation. In the...
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Category: Pumping Fundamentals

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