Shut-off Head

Centrifugal pumps and maximum - or shut-off - head

The maximum or "shut-off" head of a centrifugal pump can be expressed as 

hs = (d n / 1840)2  (1)

where 

h = head (feet)

d = outside diameter impeller (inches)

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

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