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A brief introduction to self-priming pumps

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A brief introduction to self-priming pumps in a wastewater collection system

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A brief introduction to self-priming pumps

  1. 1. Self-Priming Pumps Verne Gongol & Brian Gongol DJ Gongol & Associates, Inc. November 2008
  2. 2. How centrifugal pumps workHow centrifugal pumps work
  3. 3. Impeller shape and speedImpeller shape and speed
  4. 4. Three types of centrifugal pumpsThree types of centrifugal pumps
  5. 5. Self-priming pumps and submersiblesSelf-priming pumps and submersibles
  6. 6. Self-primers and related typesSelf-primers and related types
  7. 7. Automatic unattended reprimingAutomatic unattended repriming
  8. 8. Automatic unattended reprimingAutomatic unattended repriming
  9. 9. Automatic unattended reprimingAutomatic unattended repriming
  10. 10. Atmospheric pressure and NPSHAtmospheric pressure and NPSH
  11. 11. Suction linesSuction lines
  12. 12. Suction linesSuction lines
  13. 13. Suction linesSuction lines
  14. 14. Suction linesSuction lines
  15. 15. Suction linesSuction lines
  16. 16. 835 212 151 60 20 The suction line is a safety featureThe suction line is a safety feature
  17. 17. 835 falls 212 electrocutions 151 fires/explosions 60 drownings 20 suffocations The suction line is a safety featureThe suction line is a safety feature
  18. 18. 1278 deaths per year 3.5 per day The suction line is a safety featureThe suction line is a safety feature
  19. 19. The suction line is a safety featureThe suction line is a safety feature
  20. 20. The suction line is a safety featureThe suction line is a safety feature methane ammonia hydrogen sulfide carbon monoxide
  21. 21. The suction line is a safety featureThe suction line is a safety feature
  22. 22. The suction line is a safety featureThe suction line is a safety feature ladders unguarded wet wells
  23. 23. The suction line is a safety featureThe suction line is a safety feature
  24. 24. The suction line is a safety featureThe suction line is a safety feature every clog every repair every adjustment
  25. 25. The suction line is a safety featureThe suction line is a safety feature
  26. 26. The suction line is a safety featureThe suction line is a safety feature faulty wiring worn cables
  27. 27. The suction line is a safety featureThe suction line is a safety feature
  28. 28. Features reducing operator effortFeatures reducing operator effort
  29. 29. Features reducing operator effortFeatures reducing operator effort
  30. 30. Features reducing operator effortFeatures reducing operator effort
  31. 31. MaintenanceMaintenance
  32. 32. Mounting and powerMounting and power
  33. 33. Mounting and powerMounting and power
  34. 34. Mounting and powerMounting and power
  35. 35. Mounting and powerMounting and power
  36. 36. Mounting and powerMounting and power
  37. 37. Uses and applicationsUses and applications
  38. 38. Factors to consider: SafetyFactors to consider: Safety
  39. 39. Factors to consider: AttractivenessFactors to consider: Attractiveness
  40. 40. Factors to consider: LongevityFactors to consider: Longevity
  41. 41. 515-223-4144 sales@gongol.net Call anytime Verne Gongol & Brian Gongol DJ Gongol & Associates, Inc.

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