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NPSH WEBINAR

August 9, 2017

The Hydraulic Institute is sponsoring a webinar on Wednesday, August 30th 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET, focusing on NPSH. The webinar will be presented by National Pump Company’s Director of Engineering, Bruce Ticknor.  Join Bruce and other Hydraulic Institute committee members as they discuss NPSH. Key Points to be Covered: Method to calculate available NPSH […]

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304 and 316 Stainless Steel Impellers Now From Stock

July 28, 2017

National Pump Company has developed new impeller patterns specifically to pour 300 series stainless steel impellers, which now provide the same high performance and efficiency as our bronze designs. With fourteen (14) models to choose from, they are available from inventory for a quick turnaround. Flow ranges are from 200 GPM to 3,200 GPM at […]

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Understanding Preferred and Allowable Operating Regions

July 12, 2017

The location that the pump operates on the pump curve can play a critical role in the design and evaluation of the pump. Hydraulic Institute (HI) standards recommend or define values based on which region the pump is operating in. The Rotodynamic (Centrifugal and Vertical) Pumps – Guideline for Allowable Operating Region (ANSI/HI 9.6.3-2012) defines […]

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Looking for NSF Certified Pumps?

June 26, 2017

National Pump has what you’re looking for!  When NSF /ANSI 61-G certified product is required on your project, we will proudly display the NSF emblem on the pump bowl assembly nameplate. This NSF nameplate is confirmation that through testing, your National Pump meets and exceeds the safety standards set forth by the U.S. Safe Drinking Water […]

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National Pump Company Displays New EX-Series Submersible Pump at AWWA ACE17

June 23, 2017

On display at our booth for AWWA ACE17 was the new EX-Series submersible pump. The show, which was held in Philadelphia, June 12th  – 14th drew a large crowd and many attendees stopped by our booth to look at and get first-hand information about this heavy duty submersible pump, designed for aggressive water applications. Features […]

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National Pump Exhibits at 2017 South Atlantic Jubilee

June 22, 2017

The 2017 SAWD Jubilee which was held in Myrtle Beach June 10th – 12th always draws many pump professionals and their families. This year’s theme was “A County Fair with Ocean Air.” In keeping with the theme, National Pump gave away red bandanas with the company logo for those who stopped by our booth. On display […]

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Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH) Margin

June 13, 2017

When selecting a pump, it is extremely important to ensure that the net positive suction head available (NPSHA) is greater than the net positive suction head required (NPSHR) of the pump to prevent cavitation. NPSHA is the amount of absolute suction head available in feet of liquid at the first stage impeller datum minus the […]

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National Pump Company achieves ISO 9001:2015 quality management system certification

June 1, 2017

National Pump Company is proud to announce our ISO 9001 standard certification renewal from ISO 9001:2008 to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard. As part of a continued focus to improve its quality management system in efforts to exceed customer expectations, National Pump Company is proud to announce that it obtained the ISO 9001:2015 certification. This […]

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A Guide to Properly Align and Install Vertical Turbine Pumps

A Guide to Properly Align and Install Vertical Turbine Pumps

May 31, 2017

Vertical turbine pump (VTP) and driver alignment is critical for extending the serviceable life of the driver, pump bearings and mechanical seal assembly while also providing vibration free service of your installation. As VTPs utilize multiple components which may make proper field alignment more complicated, it is important to apply the skill, time and patience […]

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Should all pumps be treated equal when evaluating Pump Efficiency and COST OF OWNERSHIP?

Should all pumps be treated equal when evaluating Pump Efficiency and COST OF OWNERSHIP?

May 31, 2017

Many Farmers and Pump Dealers only consider the initial purchase cost of the pump and motor as their TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP, without considering ALL of the key factors which include: Pump and motor Initial purchase price Installation costs (vertical turbine versus submersible turbine) Service Life of the equipment based on service history (5, 10 […]

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