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Total 21 records

Technical knowledge database

  

Engineering toolbox

  
NSS & NS calculator spreadsheet

Calculate a pumps specific speed (ns) and suction specific speed (nss) using our free downloadable spreadsheet

Apr-05A

Technical bulletin

  
Technical benefits of Amarinth API 610 11th edition VS4 Sulpur Vertical Pump

Amarinth explains why their modular design steam jacketed VS4 sulpur pump has technical benefits

Apr-17A
Amarinth discusses nutshell filters

Amarinth explains modelling fluid behaviour to assist with designing low shear nutshell filter API 610 pumps

Oct-16A
Amarinth spares for Girdlestone 910 and 920 pumps

Amarinth explains reverse engineering pitfalls and re-engineering benefits for Girdlestone 910 and 920 pumps

Aug-16A
A guide to 3.1 and 3.2 material certification

Amarinth describes the differences between pump documentation inspection certificate types

Apr-16A
Self-priming pump options

Amarinth explores the traditions of self-priming pumps and compares Amarinth products to traditional self-priming methods

Apr-16A
Testing procedures API 610 11th edition

Amarinth guidelines on understanding the changes to testing procedures between API 610 10th and 11th editions

Oct-15A
Compare API 610 VS4 to VS1

Amarinth explores when to consider using an API 610 VS4 vertical pump instead of an API 610 VS1

Nov-14A
A guide to Dual NACE

Amarinth explore the confusion surrounding the term Dual NACE, and how it has been applied historically to the pump industry.

Oct-14A
Shaft stiffness in API 610 11th edition

API 610 11th edition defines standardised method for calculation of overhung pump shaft flexibility.

Aug-14A
API 682 plan 53B and plan 74 comparison

API 682 plan 74 can often be a lower cost alternative to an API 682 plan 53B, using inert gas at the seal face as opposed to the process fluid.

Aug-14A
Tropicalistion of pumps

Interpreting pump 'Tropicalisation' definition and the challenges faced by pump manufacturers to design equipment that can operate reliably in high temperature and humidity environments.

May-14A
Winterisation of pumps

Interpreting pump 'Winterisation' definition and the challenges faced by pump manufacturers to design equipment that can operate reliably in hostile environments and withstand extreme low temperatures.

Jul-12A
API 610 performance curve criteria for VS4 vertical sump pumps

Selecting the right pump for the duty for VS4 vertical sump pumps and avoiding potential confusion if not clear where the duty datum is calculated from.

Feb-16B
Filtering on vertical pumps

Considering potential filtration options for bearing lubrication where it is critical that the bearings do not run dry.

Jul-12A

ATEX

  
ATEX - in the zone

A guide and detailed look at what ATEX means to pump users and pump manufacturers

Apr-05A

NPSH

  
Calculating safe NPSH(a)

Things to consider when designing a process system & providing a mump manufacturer with an NPSHa limit

Oct-10A

Re-engineering

  
Re-engineering - an alternative to pump replacement?

An explanation of Re-engineering and how it can be used to improve historic designs using modern technology, plus how it differs significantly from Reverse Engineering

Sep-04A

Curve evaluation guide

  
API 610 - pump selection & curve evaluation guide

An explanation of the preferred, rated and allowable operating regions of a pump curve and evaluating the performance curves to select the right pump for the duty.

Aug-12A

Site diagnostics

  
Pump site diagnostics report

Complete this report and return it to us to help us get a better picture of what is happening to your pumps on site

Oct-06A
Site visit & recommendations report

Site engineers report format for completion & return to Amarinth after visiting a customers site

Mar-07A