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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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