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Effect Of Low Viscosity Fluid On Gear Type Pump

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#1 chemilocha

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Posted 12 March 2019 - 04:01 AM

Dear All,

 

 

I would like to know that what  will be the problems during operation of gear type pump, when it is used for low viscosity fluid, the pump initially was selected for high viscosity fluid SAE 50. now  if I use same pump for Low viscosity thermic fluid, then what are some technical issue have to face during operation.

 

 

kindly share your knowledge.

 

thanks 

 



#2 latexman

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Posted 12 March 2019 - 05:57 AM

Lower flow rates and less developed pressure.  Check manufacturer's pump curves.

 

Less lubricity; more wear and tear.



#3 chemilocha

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Posted 14 March 2019 - 08:16 AM

Thanks Latexman.



#4 breizh

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Posted 14 March 2019 - 10:27 AM

https://blog.craneen...with-gear-pumps

 

Hi ,

To confirm what Latexman already explained .

 

Breizh


Edited by breizh, 15 March 2019 - 11:53 PM.


#5 chemilocha

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Posted 15 March 2019 - 04:37 PM

thanks Mr Breizh..... its very helpful






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