Grundfos Technical Institute

#137: How to Read a Centrifugal Pump Curve






Course Length: 1 hour
Compatible with mobile devices.
Level 100, Course #137:  The most fundamental of all centrifugal pump documents – the performance curve – is packed with information that can be used as an aid in selection and specification of the right equipment. This course will teach you to read the pump curve, to know what information is there, and to understand how it is formatted. Additionally, you will learn how to interpret the graphically provided information and what it means. Finally, you will learn how to use the pump curve to make decisions on the choices of pump and driver sizing, power consumption strategies, and many others.


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