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CLASSIFICATION OF PUMPS

Pump type Orientation Type


code
Centrifugal
pumps
Overhung Flexibly coupled Horizontal Foot-mounted OH1
Centreline-
supported
OH2
Vertical in-line with
bearing bracket

OH3
Rigidly coupled Vertical in-line

OH
Close-coupled Vertical in-line

OH!
High-speed integrally
geared

OH"
#etween-
bearings
$- and %-stage &xially split

##$
Radially split

##%
'ultistage &xially split

##(
Radially split )ingle casing ##
*ouble casing ##!
Vertically
suspended
)ingle casing *ischarge through
column
*iffuser V)$
Volute V)%
&xial flow V)(
)eparate discharge +ine shaft V)
Cantile,er V)!
*ouble casing *iffuser

V)"
Volute

V)-
4.2.2 Pump designations
Descriptions
.%.%.$ /ump type OH$
Foot-mounted single-stage overhung pumps shall be designated pump type OH1. 01his type
does not meet all the re2uirements of this 3nternational )tandard4 see 1able %.5
.%.%.% /ump type OH%
Centreline-mounted single-stage overhung pumps shall be designated pump type OH2.
1hey ha,e a single bearing housing to absorb all forces imposed upon the pump shaft and
maintain rotor position during operation. 1he pumps are mounted on a baseplate and are
flexibly coupled to their dri,ers.
.%.%.( /ump type OH(
Vertical in-line single-stage overhung pumps with separate bearing brackets shall be
designated pump type OH(. 1hey ha,e a bearing housing integral with the pump to
absorb all pump loads. 1he dri,er is mounted on a support integral to the pump. 1he
pumps and their dri,ers are flexibly coupled.
.%.%. /ump type OH
Rigidly coupled ,ertical in-line single-stage overhung pumps shall be designated pump type
OH. Rigidly coupled pumps ha,e their shaft rigidly coupled to the dri,er shaft. 01his type
does not meet all the re2uirements of this 3nternational )tandard4 see 1able %.5
.%.%.! /ump type OH!
Close-coupled ,ertical in-line single-stage overhung pumps shall be designated pump type
OH!. Close-coupled pumps ha,e their impellers mounted directly on the dri,er shaft. 01his
type does not meet all the re2uirements of this 3nternational )tandard4 see 1able %.5
.%.%." /ump type OH"
High-speed integral gear-dri,en single-stage overhung pumps shall be designated pump
type OH". 1hese pumps ha,e a speed increasing gearbox integral with the pump. 1he
impeller is mounted directly to the gearbox output shaft. 1here is no coupling between the
gearbox and pump6 howe,er4 the gearbox is flexibly coupled to its dri,er. 1he pumps may be
oriented ,ertically or horizontally.
.%.%.- /ump type ##$
Axially split one- and two-stage between-bearings pumps shall be designated pump
type BB1
.%.%.7 /ump type ##%
Radially split one- and two-stage between-bearings pumps shall be designated pump type
##%.
.%.%.8 /ump type ##(
&xially split multistage between-bearings pumps shall be designated pump type ##(.
.%.%.$9 /ump type ##
)ingle-casing radially split multistage between-bearings pumps shall be designated pump
type ##. 1hese pumps are also called ring-section pumps4 segmental-ring pumps or tie-rod
pumps. 1hese pumps ha,e a potential leakage path between each segment. 01his type does
not meet all the re2uirements of this 3nternational )tandard4 see 1able %.5
.%.%.$$ /ump type ##!
*ouble-casing radially split multistage between-bearings pumps 0barrel pumps5 shall be
designated pump type ##!.
.%.%.$% /ump type V)$
Wet pit, vertically suspended, single-casing diffuser pumps with discharge through
the column shall be designated pump type VS1
.%.%.$( /ump type V)%
:et pit4 ,ertically suspended single-casing ,olute pumps with discharge through the column
shall be designated pump type V)%.
.%.%.$ /ump type V)(
:et pit4 ,ertically suspended4 single-casing axial-flow pumps with discharge through the
column shall be designated pump type V)(.
.%.%.$! /ump type V)
Vertically suspended4 single-casing ,olute line-shaft dri,en sump pumps shall be designated
pump type V).
.%.%.$" /ump type V)!
Vertically suspended cantile,er sump pumps shall be designated pump type V)!.
.%.%.$- /ump type V)"
*ouble-casing diffuser ,ertically suspended pumps shall be designated pump type V)".
.%.%.$7 /ump type V)-
*ouble-casing ,olute ,ertically suspended pumps shall be designated pump type V)-.