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Series/Parallel Pumps

The introduction of a second pump to the Hydraulic Bench system allows the study of two pump performance, both in series and parallel operation.

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F1-26

FLUID MECHANICS F1-10 Accessory
F1-26 Series/Parallel Pumps - Issue 19

The introduction of a second pump to the Hydraulic Bench system allows the study of two pump performance, both in series and parallel operation.

Ordering Specification

• Fixed speed pump with similar performance characteristics to pump in F1-10 Hydraulics Bench
• Mounted on floor standing plinth with ON/OFF switch
• Discharge manifold with flow control valve and pressure gauges
• All hoses and fittings supplied for easy connection to hydraulics bench in either series or parallel configuration
• Educational Software available as an option

Description

This accessory comprises a fixed speed pump assembly and independent discharge manifold interconnected by flexible tubing with quick release connectors. This auxiliary pump is intended to be used in conjunction with the basic Hydraulics Bench.

The auxiliary pump is mounted on a support plinth which stands adjacent to the Hydraulics Bench primary pump.

Technical Details

Item Value
Pump: centrifugal type
max. head 21m H2O
max. flow 1.35 litres/sec
Motor rating: 0.36kW
Pressure gauge range: 0 to 45m H2O
Compound gauge range: -10 to + 45m H2O
See Hydraulics Bench F1-10 Technical Details
for primary pump characteristics.

Measurement Capabilities

Determining the head/flow rate characteristics of:

> A single centrifugal pump at a single speed

> Two similar pumps operating in a parallel configuration at the same speed

> Two similar pumps operating in a series configuration at the same speed

Requirements

F1-10 Hydraulics Bench

Shipping Specification

Individual accessories on request

Overall Dimensions

Individual accessories on request