Classification of centrifugal pumps:
Based on their utility, design and constructional features, centrifugal pumps can be classified withrespect to follow characters:
ype of casing
Turbine pump or diffusion pump
Low lift centrifugal pump they work against the heads up to 15 mb.
Medium lift centrifugal pumps . Used to build up heads as high as 40 mc.
High lift centrifugal pump employed to deliver liquids at heads above 40 m
Closed impeller pumpb.
Semi-open impeller pumpc.
Open impeller pump
umber of impeller per shaft
Single stage centrifugal pumphas one impeller, usually a low lift pump.b.
Multistage centrifugal pump