Dr. Nelik (aka "Dr. Pump") is president of Pumping Machinery, LLC, an Atlanta-based firm specializing in pump consulting, training, equipment troubleshooting and pump repairs. Dr. Nelik has 30 years experience in pumps and pumping equipment. He has published more than 50 documents. He can be contacted by visitingwww.PumpingMachinery.com.
After determining the limits, determine if you could hook up a supply tank to the 1.5 in pump suction flange of this 1.5x1-6 pump to handle 100 gpm. Similarly, is its 1 in flange sized well for 100 gpm?
The person with the best answer receives a ticket to an upcoming Pump School.
Pumps & Systems, November 2009