How to Read a Pump Performance Curve

By Tencarva Machinery Co., August 12, 2014

There are multiple ways to select an industrial pump and multiple styles of centrifugal pumps to choose from. The primary selection tool is called a pump curve. Being able to read and understand a pump curve is frankly an essential skill if you’re someone who needs to select a pump for a specific application and you want to ensure that that your pump enjoys a long service life operating at maximal efficiency.

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