Positive Displacement Pump Manufacturers

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There are dozens of different types of positive displacement pumps. In order to determine the most appropriate type for your system, it is highly recommended that you work directory with a positive displacement pump manufacturer. The manufacturer will help you analyze your system criteria – including head, flow rate and fluid characteristics. This information will help determine the most efficient and longest lasting type for your system.

More information about positive displacement pumps:

Positive displacement pumps are often used in applications where a constant flow is needed. They create medium to high pressure, and are often an excellent way to pump oils and other viscous fluids.

There are two main types:

  • rotary pumps use rotating parts to move fluid in and out of the pump chamber. Some example types include gear, screw, vane, lobe, and progressive cavity pumps.
  • reciprocating pumps use a repetitive mechanism to expand and contract the chamber at regular intervals. Example include plunger, diaphragm, and piston pumps.

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