Advertisement
Videos
Advertisement

Sliding Vane Pump Technology Explained

Wed, 04/07/2010 - 11:23am
BlackmerUSA

Sliding vane positive displacement pumps have a number of vanes that are free to slide into or out of slots in the pump rotor. When the pump driver turns the rotor, centrifugal force, rods, and/or pressurized fluid causes the vanes to move outward in their slots and bear against the inner bore of the pump casing forming pumping chambers. As the rotor revolves, fluid flows into the area between the vanes (pumping chambers) when they pass the suction port. This fluid is transported around the pump casing until the discharge port is reached. At this point the fluid is squeezed out into the discharge piping.

Having trouble viewing this video? Try downloading the latest version of Flash or contact your IT department.

If you have a video that you think we should run, send a link to luke.simpson@advantagemedia.com.

Advertisement

Share this Story

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading