Grundfos Technical Institute

#138: How to Size a Centrifugal Pump Driver






Course Length: 1 hour

Level 100, Course #138:  The decision making process for specifying and sizing a driver such as a motor is explained in clear, concise terms, and is presented along with numerous examples using the pump curve. The course answers questions such as: How are pump loads calculated and how do I use them to make my motor sizing decision? What is the best way to deal with Service Factor? When should I allow for a power reserve? With this course you will learn to choose the right driver size by applying all of the pertinent criteria.


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