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Centrifugal pumps are the most common type of pump used for moving liquids through pipes. These pumps have numerous applications for water supply, irrigation and waste disposal systems. Our range of centrifugal pump models is designed to cater for specific ranges of flow and water pressure. It is therefore important to carefully select a pump with characteristics and operating conditions to satisfy your requirements. Our staff will be happy to advise you if needed.
Centrifugal pumps contain a rotating device, called an impeller, which whirls the fluid around until it gains momentum and exits the system at high pressure. Some centrifugal pumps contain two or more encased impellers, which are referred to as multiple stages. When liquid passes through these successive stages, it gains increasing pressure, which can be useful when liquids are pumped to large heights. Most centrifugal pumps need to be filled with liquid before they are started, these pumps are referred to as non-self priming. Non-self priming pumps are usually placed below the level of the liquid which is being pumped, to ensure that they are always filled with liquid and allowed to function properly. Centrifugal pumps should be tested regularly by a trained caretaker to ensure that the pump maintains its performance quality and efficiency. In terms of energy efficiency, larger centrifuge pumps are usually more efficient than smaller ones. However, smaller pumps can sometimes be a better option, depending on their intended duty.
According to historical sources, the first centrifugal pump machine was created in the 15th century and was used for lifting mud. Since then, the centrifuge pump market has grown to produce increasingly sophisticated and powerful machinery to meet the industrial and domestic needs of modern populations.
ATAC Solutions are one of the leading environmental services companies in the South East, with services from Hire, Waste Water Treatment Systems, Pump Sales, Pump Hire and liquid waste disposal. We’re fully insured and BS EN ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 accredited to give you complete peace of mind. We work across the South-East including Kent, Essex, Sussex, London, Surrey and Hampshire, our specialists will provide you with a professional and fast response.
We work across the South-East including Kent, Essex, Sussex, London, Surrey and Hampshire, our specialists will provide you with a professional and fast response.
For more information about our services please contact a member of our friendly staff on 01622 882400 or fill in our contact form and someone will get straight back to you.
ATAC Solutions Ltd
Kent, ME15 0PH
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