Q & A – What is the best option for pumping solids?

2020-07-30T10:45:52+01:00 July 30th, 2020|

Q - What is the best option for pumping solids?   A - Whilst pumping solids can create greater complications with pump reliability and longevity, fortunately there are many options available to you and so if specified correctly, the correct installation should work reliably and effectively for many years. It depends upon the size, concentration [...]

Q & A – What is the difference between NPSHa and NPSHr ?

2020-07-24T12:20:26+01:00 July 24th, 2020|

Q - What is the difference between NPSHa and NPSHr ?   A - Nett Positive Suction Head AVAILABLE (NPSHa) is the absolute pressure at the pump inlet and is calculated by the system designer. Nett Positive Suction Head REQUIRED (NPSHr) is the minimum pressure required by the pump in order to operate successfully without [...]

Thank you to the BPMA for publishing our article!

2020-07-15T09:59:58+01:00 July 15th, 2020|

Thank you to the BPMA (https://www.linkedin.com/company/bpmapumps/) For publishing our article, “How Small Changes Could Lead to Far Bigger Energy Savings” in their Annual Buyers Guide and Directory. For your own copy / digital version of the guide, please click here https://www.bpma.org.uk/buyers-guide  

Q & A – How long should a chemical pump last?

2020-07-15T09:43:22+01:00 July 15th, 2020|

Q - How long should a chemical pump last?   A - Crest Pumps are built with a design life of 25 years but the life of a pump can vary considerably depending upon the application it has been built for. The 3 most important factors to consider are:   Material compatibility of the pump [...]

Q & A – How does a magnetic drive pump work?

2020-07-06T17:18:45+01:00 July 6th, 2020|

Q - How does a magnetic drive pump work? A - Magnetically driven pumps are the industry standard when processing harsh and highly corrosive applications. The centrifugal force is driven by two rotating magnets rather than being directly coupled to a motor. This eliminates the need for a mechanical seal and therefore making magnetic drive [...]