- Vertical Turbine
SAMCO Vertical Turbine suction water pumps are designed to handle clean water as well as other clean, clear, non-corrosive liquids without solids. Their compact space-saving design makes them ideal as booster pumps, as well as for many other applications.
Air-conditioning, Cooling Condensing, Dewatering, Line Boosting, Re-circulation, Filter Backwashing
Standard Design FeaturesModular construction – Assures complete flexibility in selecting a pump to match your needs, plus quick availability of parts and assemblies where changes are necessary. Standard design – Pumps are assembled from “pre-engineered” standard components. Compactness – Ideal where space is limited. These pumps require only a fraction of the floor space needed for a comparable horizontal unit. Priming – The pump bowls can be completely submerged in the pumped liquid which would assure the pump is primed at all times - thus eliminating the need for expensive priming equipment. Open lineshaft – This is used for applications where the pumped liquid is suitable for lubricating both bowl and lineshaft bearings. Bolted bowl – The bowls and suction bell are bolted together which allows for ease of disassembly when maintenance is required. Column connections – Either screwed type or flange type connections are available on column sizes 3" through 12". Flange type only on column sizes above 12". Impellers – The impellers are of the enclosed type and are secured to the shaft with steel locking collets. Shaft sealing – The standard design utilises a packed stuffing box located in the discharge head. Optional inside or outside mechanical seals are available.
Unitank Design FeaturesFlexibility – Stages can be added or removed in the field to meet changing conditions. Column connections – All sizes are furnished with flanged connections. Discharge heads – The “in-line” head is the standard. Optional discharge heads include the cast type and the fabricated steel type. The suction connection is located in the tank when either optional head is used. Lineshaft bearings – Fluted synthetic rubber bearings are provided at each column connection. Bowl bearings – Replaceable bronze sleeve bearings are furnished in each bowl and suction bell. NPSH (Net Positive Suction Head) – Unitank pumps “makes” its own NPSH. The tank acts as the suction sump, thereby providing for a source of liquid over the first stage. Suction tank – The tank (barrel) in which the pump is mounted is made of high-grade steel. The length of the tank is determined by the length of the pump and the available NPSH.