Centrifugal Pumps and Shut-Off Head

Centrifugal pumps and maximum (shut-off) head

The maximum "shut-off" head for a centrifugal pump can be estimated

hs = (d n / 1840)2  (1)


h = head (feet)

d = outside diameter impeller (inches)

n =  wheel velocity - revolution per minute - (rpm)

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