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Carver Pump manufactures a full line of vertical pumps. Our G2S (sump pump) and G2C (cantilevered vertical) models come with standard baseplates whose dimensions can be seen in our technical bulletin. Tech Book         G2S                                        G2C What happens when your pump needs a non-standard baseplate? A custom baseplate might require a specialized shape, thickness, finish or tolerance. Below we…

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Pump manufacturers publish different values for minimum flows in technical publications or on performance curves, but what does it all mean, and what should pump operators do with this information? Is there a difference between minimum flow and minimum continuous stable flow (MCSF)? What happens if you pump below these stated values? And what are some ways to protect your…

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API 610 is the American Petroleum Institute’s standard for ultra-reliable process pumps. The standard was born out of the needs of refineries, which no doubt present some of the most difficult conditions—high-temperature hydrocarbons with very high reliability and safety requirements. Although refinery pumps are in API 610’s DNA, the standard is applied in a variety of other industries and processes…

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Close-coupled centrifugal pumps are attached directly to the face of a motor. They use the motor’s bearing and shaft, which makes these pumps more compact and economical. By contrast, frame-mounted pumps have their own bearing frame. For some applications, close-coupled centrifugal pumps are the clear best choice due to the lower cost and a smaller footprint. In this article, we…

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