Vickers®

Piston Pumps

Axial Piston Pumps
Fixed and Variable Displacement
PFB 5, PFB 10, PFB 20
PVB 5/6, PVB 10/15, PVB 20/29, PVB 45 and PVB 90 to SAE
PVB 5/6, PVB 10/15, PVB 20/29 to DIN/ISO 3019, Part 2

GB-2379B

Contents

Basic characteristicts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.3
General Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.3
Functional symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.3
Model Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.4
Operating data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.5
Minimum Inlet Pressure Curves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.5–A.6
Performance data @ 1500 r/min drive speed:
PFB5, PFB10, PFB20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.7
PVB5, PVB6, PVB10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.8
PVB15, PVB20, PVB29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.9
PVB45, PVB90 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.10
Performance data @ 1800 r/min drive speed:
PFB5, PFB10, PFB20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.11
PVB5, PVB6, PVB10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.12
PVB15, PVB20, PVB29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.13
PVB45, PVB90 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.14
Control data for PVB pumps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.15
Noise levels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.16
Installation data
PFB5 SAE flange mounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.17
PFB10 SAE flange mounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.18
PFB20 SAE flange mounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.19
PVB5/6 SAE flange mounting C & CM pressure compensator controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.20
PVB5/6 side ported thru shaft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.21
PVB10/15 SAE flange mounting C & CM pressure compensator control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.22
PVB10/15 side ported thru shaft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.23
PVB5/6 & PVB10/15 M lever control, & H handwheel control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.24
PVB20/29 SAE flange mounting C & CM pressure compensator control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.25
PVB20/29 side ported thru shaft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.26
PVB45 flanged mounted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.27
PVB45 foot mounted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.28
PVB90 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.29
PVB5/6, PVB10/15 & PVB20/29 CC & CMC pressure compensator and adjustable maximum displacement stop . . . . . . A.30
PVB5 – 29 CG Remote control compensator, CVP Load sensing & –S30 drain port option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.31
PVB5/6, PVB10/15, PVB20/29 DIN/ISO models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.32
Installation data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A.33

A.2

Basic Characteristics

Typical Section

Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . Axial piston pumps
Operating pressure . . . . . up to 210 bar
(3000 psi)
Displacement . . . . . 10,5 to 197,5 cm3/r
(0.64 to 12 in3/r)
Drive speed . . . . . . . . . up to 3600 r/min

Variable displacement model with compensator control “C” or “CM”

General Description
Both fixed and variable displacement
models make up this range of axial
piston pumps. Their high performance
ratings and efficiencies are achieved
with a variety of hydraulic fluids. Fixed
displacement models are noted for their
volumetric and mechanical efficiencies.
Variable displacement models can
closely match pressure and/or flow
demand with a control selected from: 
Pressure compensator with or
without a remote control facility. 
Pressure compensator with
adjustable displacement control. 
Load sensing compensator. 
Mechanical (lever) control. 
Handwheel control

Functional Symbols
PFB
Fixed displacement
models

PVB
Variable displacement
models
With handwheel,
or lever.

With pressure
compensator (C or CM)
(simplified symbol)

With pressure compensator
arranged for remote control
C(M)G (detailed symbol)

With CVP load sensing
and pressure limiter

A.3

Model Codes

P * B ** - (F)- (M) * * (F) (X) (*)-** - ** - (C) - (G) - (L) - ** - ****
1
1
F
V

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Basic models
= Fixed displacement type
= Variable displacement type

2 Displacement
PFB and PVB models:
5 = 10,55 cm3/r (0.64 in3/r)
10 = 21,10 cm3/r (1.29 in3/r)
20 = 42,80 cm3/r (2.61 in3/r)
PVB models only:
6 = 13,81 cm3/r (0.84 in3/r)
15 = 33,00 cm3/r (2.01 in3/r)
29 = 61,60 cm3/r (3.76 in3/r)
45 = 94,50 cm3/r (5.76 in3/r)
90 = 197,50 cm3/r (12.0 in3/r)
3

Foot mounting option
F = Foot mounting option for PVB45 and
PVB90 models.
Omit for flange mounting.
Note. For foot mounting brackets. for
other models see bottom of page.
4

Mounting flange
M = Metric, to DIN/ISO 3019, Part 2
and VDMA 24560, Part 1
Omit for SAE mounting flange
5

Shaft rotation
Viewed at shaft end
R = Clockwise
L = Anticlockwise (not avalable for
PFB10 and PFB20)
6

Displacement zone
PVB models only.
S = One side of center (pressure
compensated models only)
D = Both sides of center (Handwheel
and lever controlled models only)
Omit for PFB models.
7 Flanged main ports
F = PVB45 and PVB90 models only.
Omit for P*B5 to 29 inclusive.
8 Thru shaft option
PVB5 to 29 only:
X = Thru shaft (with side entry ports)
Omit for PVB45 and PVB 90, or if not
required.

A.4

9

10 11

12

13

14

15

16

9 Shaft type
N = Metric, to DIN/ISO 3019, Part 2
and VDMA 24560, Part 1
Y = SAE models P*B5 to 15 only.
Omit for 20 thru 90 models

13 Pressure compensator variations
PVB5 to 29 models only:
G = Remotely adjustable pressure
setting.
Omit when not required.

10 Pump design number
= PFB20
= PFB10
= PVB10 and PVB15
= all other models

14 Control location
PVB5 to 15 models with “H”, “M” or “V”
controls only:
L = Left hand, when viewed at shaft
end.
Omit for right hand, or when a pressure
compensator is fitted.

10
30
31
20

11 Displacement control options
PVB models only.
C = Pressure compensator. Pressure
adjustment range:
PVB90: 19 to 210 bar (275 to
3000 psi)
All other models: 17 to 210 bar
(250 to 3000 psi)
Also used as prefix for item 12
Note. For PVB6, 15 and 29 models, the
user must ensure that the max. pressure
setting never exceeds 140 or 100 bar
(2000 or 1500 psi) dependent on the
type of fluid being used.
CM = Pressure compensator. Option
for all sizes except PVB90.
Pressure adjustment range:
PVB45: 10 to 100 bar (150 to
1500 psi)
All other sizes: (17 to 100 bar
(250 to 1500 psi)
CVP = Load sensing with pressure
limiter.
PVB5 to 15 only:
H = Handwheel control
M = Lever control
V
= No control (As for “M” type but
without lever.)
Omit for PFB models.
12 Maximum displacement
adjustment
PVB5 to 29 models only:
C = “C” or “CM”compensator, and
with 12
Omit when not required.

15 Control design number
PVB models only.
10 = “H” and “M”controls;
also “C” control for PVB90
11 = “C” and “CM” controls.
12 = “CVP” control.
20 = “CG” control.
16 Special design options
For PFB5 and PVB5 to 29 only:.
S.30 = Extra drain port to permit
vertical “shaft-up” installation.
For PVB5 to PVB29 pressure
compensated models only:
GE1 = 10% minimum displacement.
when pressure compensated.
For all models:
GEVS= Pressure setting knob with
key lock.
Omit when not required.

Foot bracket mounting kits
Order separately if required. Kits include
pump fixing bolts.
Model
code
FB-A-10
FB-B-10
FB-C-10

Part
For pump sizes:
number
422582 P*B5/6
422583 P*B10/15 and PFB20
422584 PVB20/29

Operating Data

Pressure and Speed Limits
Basic model
designation

Geometric
dispalcement,
cm3/r (in3/r)

Maximum shaft
speed (r/min)
Anti-wear
hydraulic
oil

PFB5
PFB10
PFB20

10,55 (0.64)
21,10 (1.29)
42,80 (2.61)

PVB5
PVB6
PVB10
PVB15
PVB20
PVB29
PVB45

10,55 (0.64)
13,81 (0.84)
21,10 (1.29)
33,00 (2.01)
42,80 (2.61)
61,60 (3.76)
94,50 (5.76)

1800

PVB90

197,50 (12.0)

1800

Water-in–
oil
emulsion
(40%/60%)

3600
3200
2400

Maximum outlet
pressure, bar (psi)
Waterglycol

Anti–wear
hydraulic
oil

Water
glycol

Water-in–
oil
emulsion
(40%/60%)

1800

210 (3000)
210 (3000)
175(2500)

175 (2500)

175 (2500)

1800

1800

210 (3000)
140 (2000)
210 (3000)
140 (2000)
210 (3000)
140 (2000)
210 (3000)

140 (2000)
100 (1500)
140 (2000)
100 (1500)
140 (2000)
100 (1500)
140 (2000)

140 (2000)
100 (1500)
140 (2000)
100 (1500)
140 (2000)
100 (1500)
140 (2000)

1200

1200

210 (3000)

140 (2000)

140 (2000)

1800

Maximum Inlet Pressure
All pumps except PVB5/6/10/15 with H, M or V controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,0 bar (15 psi)
PVB5/6/10/15 with H, M or V controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . As “Max. outlet pressure” above
for appropriate size.

Case Drain Pressure
See “Installation data” section, on page A.33.

Minimum Inlet Pressure
See following graphs.
Based on oil viscosity of 21 cSt (102 SUS) and at 50C (120F).

30

1,6

bar psi
0,8
10
0,6

1,4

0,4

25
1,2

0,2

1,0

0

20
15
10

0,8
0,6
0

0
Vacuum:
170 m bar
(5 Hg)

600 1200 1800 2400 3000 3600
Drive speed, r/min

5

psi bar
1,8
Absolute pressure

Absolute pressure

psi bar
1,8

30

1,6

bar psi
0,8
10
0,6

1,4

0,4

1,2

0,2

1,0

0

25
20
15
10

0,8
0,6
0

5

Supercharge pressure

PVB6

Supercharge pressure

PFB5 and PVB5

0
Vacuum:
170 m bar
(5 Hg)

600 1200 1800 2400 3000
3200
Drive speed, r/min

A.5

Operating Data Minimum Inlet Pressure (cont’d)

1,8

0,8
10

1,6

10

0,4

1,2

0,2

1,0

0
0
Vacuum:
170 m bar
(5 Hg)

0,8
0,6
0

2000
2400
2800
Drive speed, r/min

5

bar

bar psi

1,8

0,8

1,6

0,6

1,4

0,4

1,2

0,2

1,0

0

0,8
10

10

5

0
Vacuum:
170 m bar
(5 Hg)

600
1200
1800
Drive speed, r/min

10

1,6

0,6

1,4

0,4

1,2

0,2

1,0

0,6
0

5

Supercharge pressure

Absolute pressure

0,8

0
0
Vacuum:
170 m bar
(5 Hg)
1800

1900 2000

2100 2200

Drive speed, r/min

A.6

0,6

1,4

0,4

1,2

0,2

25
20

10

15

1,0

10

0,8

psi

bar

40

5

0
0
Vacuum:
170 m bar
(5 Hg)
3000

2,6
2,4
2,2
2,0
1,8
1,6
1,4
1,2
1,0
0,8
0,6

35
30
25
20
15
10

bar

0

bar psi

0,8
10

1,6

psi
25

1,6
1,4 20
1,2
1,0 15
0,8
10
0,6
0,4
5
0,2
0
0
Vacuum:
170 m bar
(5 Hg)
1400 1600 1800 2000 2200 2400
Drive speed, r/min

PVB90

psi bar
1,8

15

0,8

2400

PVB45

20

1,8

30

0,6

0,6
0

25

15

PVB20 and PVB29
Supercharge pressure

Absolute pressure

15

1,0

1200
1800
2400
Drive speed, r/min

25

20

2,0

3200

PFB20
psi

psi

Supercharge pressure

15

1,4

bar

psi bar
1,8
25

20

15

bar
0,8

10

1,6

0,6

1,4

0,4

1,2

0,2

5

0
0
Vacuum:
170 m bar
(5 Hg)

1,0
0,8

10

psi

Supercharge pressure

20

Absolute pressure

25

0,6

psi bar

Supercharge pressure

bar psi

Absolute pressure

30

bar

Supercharge pressure

Absolute pressure

psi

Absolute pressure

PVB15

PFB10 and PVB10

0,6
0

1200

1400

1600

Drive speed, r/min

1800

Performance Data at 1500 r/min Drive Speed

With oil at 21cSt (102 SUS) and at 49C (120F): Atmospheric inlet
For data at drive speed of 1800 r/min, see pages A.11 to
A.14

PFB5
100

US gpm

L/min

kW

hp

Nm

lbf in
400

80

300

60

5

20

40

4
3

15

20

2
1

5

0

0

Efficiency, %

PFB10
100

5

10

0

Delivery

US gpm

10

0
0

50
500

100

150

210 bar

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure

L/min

0

40

10
8

40

6

20

20

4

0

2
0

Input power

kW

15

30

10

hp

5

10
0

Delivery

US gpm

0

50
500

100

150

210 bar

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure

L/min

0

kW

20
20

40
10

80

15

60

10

10

100

0

0

Torque

Nm

lbf in
800

80
60
40

5

20

0

0

600
400
200
0

Torque

hp

Nm
250

30

200

lbf in

0

0

Delivery

1500
20

5
50

0
0

500

100

150 175 bar

1000
1500 2000
Outlet pressure

2500 psi

0

150
100

10

40
20

Efficiency, %

200

2000

60

0

20

15

Input power

80

20

20

10

0

Efficiency, %

100

0

25

60

30

5

80

PFB20

40

10

0

Input power

50
0

1000
500
0

Torque

A.7

Performance Data at 1500 r/min Drive Speed (cont’d)

With oil at 21cSt (102 SUS) and at 49C (120F): Atmospheric inlet
For data at drive speed of 1800 r/min, see pages A.11 to A.14

PVB5
100

US gpm

L/min

kW

80
5

20

40

4
3

15

20

2
1

5

0

0

0

Efficiency, %

1

5

Delivery

150

100

US gpm

80

210 bar

500

L/min

5
20

4
2

20

4

15

3

10

3

2

1

0
0
Delivery

1
50

0
0

140 bar

100

1000
1500
Outlet pressure
1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 70 bar (1000 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)
3 = Delivery with compensator setting of 140 bar (2000 psi)

PVB10
100

US gpm

500

hp
8

100
0

0

Torque

Nm

200

0 0
Input power

kW

150

4

hp

100

10

50
0

0
Torque

2000 psi

L/min

250

20

2

lbf in
300

30

6

2

5

0
Efficiency, %

0

Input power

6

6

40

0

kW

25

60

200

20
10

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure
1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 200 bar (3000 psi)

100

0

50

300
30

5

2

0

lbf in

40
10

10

Nm

400

10

60

PVB6

hp

Nm

lbf in

30
20

80
60
40

25
10
8

40

15

30
20

20

6
4

10

0

2
0

5
0

0

Delivery

500

100

150

5
0

40
20
0

600
400
200
0

210 bar

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure
1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 200 bar (3000 psi)

A.8

0

50

60

15
10

2

0
Efficiency, %

10

1

20

800
80

Input power

Torque

Performance Data at 1500 r/min Drive Speed (cont’d)

With oil at 21cSt (102 SUS) and at 49C (120F): Atmospheric inlet
For data at drive speed of 1800 r/min, see pages A.11 to A.14

PVB15
100

US gpm

L/min

kW

hp

Nm
80

80
60

15

60

40

10

40

20

5

20

8
6

1

4

0

0

Efficiency, %

0

Delivery

2
50

0

140 bar

100

1000
1500
Outlet pressure
1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 50 bar (750 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)

PVB20
100

US gpm

0

2

500

2000 psi

L/min

0

kW

8
6

40

4
2
0

20

700
600
500
400
300
200
100
0

0

Torque

hp

Nm
250

30

200

lbf in
2000

20

60
20
40

15

80
60

10

20

0

0
Efficiency, %

1

40
20
0

Delivery

2

50

0
0

500

US gpm

3

10

210 bar

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure

0

Input power

0

500
0

Torque

kW

hp

Nm
250

30

200

lbf in
2000

25

100

20

80

15

60

20

10
5

40

Efficiency, %

0

50

1000

3 = Delivery with compensator setting of 175 bar (2500 psi)
4 = Delivery with compensator setting of 200 bar (3000 psi)

L/min

40

0

150
100

5

80
60

1500
20

10

4

150

100

1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 35 bar (500 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)

100

60

Input power

80

PVB29

14
10

lbf in
800

0

20
0

Delivery

20
15

2

20

3
10

1

10

4
5
50

0
0

500

100

1000
1500
Outlet pressure

1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 35 bar (500 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)

140 bar
2000 psi

0

0

Input power

150

1500

100

1000

50

500

0

0

Torque

3 = Delivery with compensator setting of 175 bar (2500 psi)
4 = Delivery with compensator setting of 200 bar (3000 psi)

A.9

Performance Data at 1500 r/min Drive Speed (cont’d)

With oil at 21cSt (102 SUS) and at 49C (120F): Atmospheric inlet
For data at drive speed of 1800 r/min, see pages A.11 to A.14

PVB45
100

US gpm

L/min

kW

hp

Nm

lbf in

400

80

3000
60

60
40
30
20
10
0

40
20
0
Efficiency, %

150

40

100

1

2

0

0

Delivery

150

100

210 bar

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure
1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 200 bar (3000 psi)

PVB90
100

US gpm

0

50
500

125

0
Efficiency, %

80
60
40
20
0

300
200

20
0

1

0

Nm

175

1000

Delivery

0

50
500

100

150

210 bar

100

600

75

400

0

Input power

1000
0

lbf in
8000

800

125

25
0

2000

Torque

75

25
0

0

hp

50

100

100

100

50

2

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure
1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 200 bar (3000 psi)

A.10

200

150

60

20

60

Input power

kW

L/min

80

40

300

40
20

50
0

80

6000

200
0

4000
2000
0

Torque

Performance Data at 1800 r/min Drive Speed

With oil at 21cSt (102 SUS) and at 49C (120F): Atmospheric inlet
For data at drive speed of 1500 r/min, see pages A.7 to A.10

PFB5
100

US gpm

L/min

kW

hp

Nm

lbf in
400

80

40

60

6
5
4
3
2
1
0

40
20
0
Efficiency, %

10

25
20
15

15
10

5

10

5

5
0

Delivery

300
30

0
0

50

100

150

210 bar

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure

500

0

0

Input power

20

200

10

100

0

0

Torque

PFB10
100

US gpm

L/min

80
60

12
10
8
6
4
2
0

40
20
0

PFB20
100

25

35
30

20

40

15

30

10

20

20
15

0
0

50
500

100

150

210 bar

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure

L/min

5

5

0

0

Input power

kW

hp

800
60
40
20
0

600
400
200
0

Torque

Nm
250

lbf in
2000

200

25
60

20
20

20

10

0

0

Efficiency, %

lbf in

80

25

80

40

Nm

10

10

Delivery

US gpm

hp

50

0

Efficiency, %

kW

80
60
40
20
0

Delivery

15
10

30
20

50

0

500

100

150 175 bar

1000
1500 2000
Outlet pressure

2500 psi

0

100

10

50

0

0

5
0

1500
150

Input power

1000
500
0

Torque

A.11

Performance Data at 1800 r/min Drive Speed (cont’d)

With oil at 21cSt (102 SUS) and at 49C (120F): Atmospheric inlet
For data at drive speed of 1500 r/min, see pages A.7 to A.10

PVB5

100

US gpm

L/min

kW

hp

lbf in
400

80
60

6
5
4
3
2
1
0

40
20
0
Efficiency, %

15

25
20
10

5

2

0

0

100

50

210 bar

150

US gpm

80

8

60

6

0

500

L/min

4

20

2

7
6
5
4
3
2

30
25

15
10

3

2

1

5
0
Efficiency, %

5

0 0
Delivery

50

0
0

140 bar

100

0

Input power

kW

20
40

0

hp

1000
1500
Outlet pressure
1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 70 bar (1000 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)
3 = Delivery with compensator setting of 140 bar (2000 psi)

100

10

0

0

Torque

Nm

lbf in
300

10
30

250

8

200
6

20

150

4

100

10

2
1
0 0
Input power

50
0

0
Torque

2000 psi

500

200

20

5

Delivery

100

30
10

1

15

40
300

10

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure
1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 200 bar (3000 psi)

PVB6

Nm

PVB10
100

US gpm

L/min

80
60
40
20
0

12
10
8
6
4
2
0

25

35
30

Nm

800

40

15

25
20

60

10

15

40

1

30
20

2

10

10
0

Delivery

50

100

150

0

500

5

5

0

0

lbf in

80

20

20
0

600
400
200
0

210 bar

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure
1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 200 bar (3000 psi)

A.12

hp

50

0
Efficiency, %

kW

Input power

Torque

Performance Data at 1800 r/min Drive Speed (cont’d)

With oil at 21cSt (102 SUS) and at 49C (120F): Atmospheric inlet
For data at drive speed of 1500 r/min, see pages A.7 to A.10

PVB15
100

US gpm

L/min

kW

hp

Nm
80

80
20

80

10

15

60

8

10

40

20

5

20

0

0

0

60

1

40

Efficiency, %

Delivery

6
4
2

2
50

0

1000
1500
Outlet pressure
1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 50 bar (750 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)

PVB20
100

US gpm

0

140 bar

100

500

2000 psi

L/min

0

16
14
10
8
6
4
2
0

Input power

kW

hp

25
60

20

500
400
300
200
100

0

0

Torque

Nm
250

lbf in

200

20

20

10

0

0

Efficiency, %

80
60
40
20
0

Delivery

15
1
2

10

4

150
20

50

0
0

500

150

100

210 bar

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure

0

50

0

0

Input power

40
20
0
Efficiency, %

1000
500
0

Torque

3 = Delivery with compensator setting of 175 bar (2500 psi)
4 = Delivery with compensator setting of 200 bar (3000 psi)

L/min

kW

hp

Nm
250

lbf in
2000

80
60

100

10

5

1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 35 bar (500 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)
US gpm

3

1500

30

20

40

100

40

700
600

2000

80

PVB29

60

lbf in
800

30
25
20
15
10
5
0

120
100
80
60
40
20
0

Delivery

200

25
20
2

15

3

1

10

4

30

50

0

500

100

1000
1500
Outlet pressure

1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 35 bar (500 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)

140 bar
2000 psi

0

1500

20

100

1000

10

50

500

0

0

5
0

150

Input power

0

Torque

3 = Delivery with compensator setting of 175 bar (2500 psi)
4 = Delivery with compensator setting of 200 bar (3000 psi)

A.13

Performance Data at 1800 r/min Drive Speed (cont’d)

With oil at 21cSt (102 SUS) and at 49C (120F): Atmospheric inlet
For data at drive speed of 1500 r/min, see pages A.7 to
A.10

PVB45
100

US gpm

L/min

kW

hp

80

60
50
40
30
20
10
0

40
20
0
Efficiency, %

60

200
150
1

100

40

2

50
0

Delivery

0

US gpm

0

50

150

100

210 bar

500

L/min

80
60
40

20

0

0

Input power

kW

hp

150

200
175
150
125
100
75
50
25
0

20
0
Efficiency, %

100

400

75

300
200

1

2

50
25

100
0

Delivery

0

500

100

150

210 bar

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure
1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 200 bar (3000 psi)

A.14

0

50

60

20

125
100
80
60
40
20
0

3000
100
80
40

1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 psi
Outlet pressure
1 = Delivery with compensator setting of 100 bar (1500 psi)
2 = Delivery with compensator setting of 200 bar (3000 psi)

100

lbf in

400

80

PVB90

Nm

0

Input power

300
200
100
0

2000
1000
0

Torque

Nm
1000

lbf in
8000

800
6000
600
400
200
0

4000
2000
0

Torque

Control Data for PVB Pumps

Controls available as indicated in “Model
Code” section.
“C” and “CM” Pressure
Compensators
Automatically adjusts pump delivery at
pre-adjusted pressure to match system
demand. Delivery can decrease rapidly
from maximum to zero through a
pressure gradient typically 4 to 6 bar (60
to 90 psi) with normal circuit volumes.
For pressure adjustment ranges see
“Model Code”.
Note:
1. When using PVB6, 15 or 29 pumps
with “C” type compensators ther user
must ensure that the maximum
pressure setting never exceeds 140
or 100 bar (2000 or 1500 psi)
dependent on the type of fluid being
used.
Caution. It is possible to
mechanically adjust the
compensator up to 210 bar
(3000 psi).
2. It is recommended that, as for other
types of positive pump, a relief valve
should be fitted externally as
protection against overloads. Where
a relatively large amount of fluid is
directly subject to compensator
pressure, it may be possible to omit
the relief valve. Consult your Vickers
representative.
“CC” and “CMC” Pressure
Compensators with Adjustable Max.
Displacement Stop
The pressure compensator section
performs as described above. The
adjustable stop allows the maximum
pump delivery to be adjusted between
25 to 100%. To assist priming, adjust the
stop setting to provide at least 40% of
the maximum displacement.

“CG” Pressure Compensator,
Remotely Controlled
Same as the “C” compensator, but
arranged for remote pressure
adjustment by suitable pilot controls.
One or more pilot relief valves (e.g.
C-175-*) and/or pilot directional valves,
in series or in parallel, can provide many
varied remote pilot systems.
Your Vickers representative will be
pleased to advise on optimum
arrangements for individual applications.
“CV” Load Sensing Comensator,
Remotely Controlled
Automatically matches pump delivery to
system demand at a pressure
approximately 17 bar (250 psi) above
load pressure. This pressure difference
can be created by:
– a variable flow restrictor (noncompensated flow control) or the
spool opening of a directional control
valve.
Both forms can be used with fixed and
variable speed pump drives. In the latter
case a fixed restrictor can provide preset, near-constant pump flow
independent of drive speed, provided
that the speed exceeds that which gives
the required flow at full displacement. An
external pressure limiter must be added
to prevent overloading the pump; see
“Functional Symbols” page A.3.
The matching of pump pressure and
delivery to system demands provides
power matching and conservation by
minimizing system power wastage.
“H” Handwheel Control
Provides manual variation or selection of
pump delivery. The control can be
operated on both sides of center
permitting bi-directional flow
characteristics.
Approximate change of displacement
per one turn of handwheel is:
PVB5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,6 cm3 (0.16 in3)
PVB6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,4 cm3 (0.21 in3)
PVB10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,2 cm3 (0.32 in3)
PVB15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8,2 cm3 (0.5 in3)

“M” Lever Control
Provides mechanical or manual variation
of pump delivery in approximate
proportion to the angular movement from
the center position. This control may be
operated on both sides of center
permitting bi-directional flow
characteristics. The pintle-mounted lever
control must be secured by suitable
linkage to maintain desired settings;
both extremes of pintle travel are limited
by internal stops to approx. 17.5 from
center.
Control torques (approx. at 1500 r/min).
PVB5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,8 Nm @ 210 bar
(33 lbf in at 3000 psi)
PVB6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,7 Nm @ 138 bar
(24 lbf in at 2000 psi)
PVB10 and PVB15 . . 7,5 Nm @ 70 bar
(66 lbf in at 1000 psi)
Note: Torque varies with pressure and
speed.
“GE1” Minimum Displacement
Control
Option for C(M)(C) and CG(C)
compensators to limit the minimum
displacement, in the fully compensated
mode, to nominally 10% of full
displacement.
Hydraulic Fluids
All pumps can be used with anti-wear
hydraulic oils, water glycols and
water-in-oil (invert) emulsions. It is
possible to use these pumps with high
water base fluids (e.g. 5%/95%
oil-in-water emulsion) at pressures up to
70 bar (1000 psi). However, first consult
your Vickers representative.
The extreme operating viscosity range
is from 220 to 13 cSt (1020 to70 SUS)
for all pumps (except where 5%/95%
emulsions are used). The
recommended running range is 54 to
13 cSt. (245 to 70 SUS)
The viscosity of 5%/95% emulsions is
near-constant at about 1 or 2 cSt
(<35 SUS).

A.15

Temperature Limits
Minimum ambient . . . . . . . –20C (–4F)
Maximum ambient. . . +70C (+158F)
Fluid Temperatures
Mineral
oil
Mininmum –20C
(–4F)
Maximum* +80C
(+176F)

Watercontaining
+10C
(+50F)
+54C
(+129F)

* To obtain maximum service life from both
fluid and hydraulic system, 65C (150F)
normally is the maximum temperature except
for water-containing fluids. Whatever the
actual temperature range, ensure that
viscosities stay within the limits specified in
“Hydraulic Fluids” section.

- Drive Methods
Direct co-axial drive through a suitable
flexible coupling is preferred. If an
indirect drive is to be used, first consult
your Vickers representative.
Filtration Requirements
20/18/14 or ISO 18/14..

Drive Requirements:
- Direction of Rotation
Clockwise or anti-clockwise (viewed at
shaft end) to order; see also “Model
Code”, and “Installation Dimensions”
sections.

Noise Levels
* Typical values equivalent to NFPA
Noise level – dB(A)*
Speed r/min

Pressure bar (psi)
35 (500)
70 (1000)

1000
140 (2000)
210 (3000)
35 (500)
70 (1000)
1200
140 (2000)
210 (3000)
35 (500)
70 (1000)
1500
140 (2000)
210 (3000)
35 (500)
70 (1000)
1800
140 (2000)
210 (3000)

A.16

Stroke
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff
Full flow
Cutoff

PVB5
51
51
54
52
56
58
60
59
50
52
54
56
59
59
60
61
54
52
58
57
61
62
64
62
57
55
60
59
63
62
64
64

PVB6
52
51
55
54
57
56


51
51
55
57
59
60


54
52
58
57
62
59


58
57
61
58
66
63

PVB10
54
44
56
49
60
55
61
59
55
48
57
51
60
54
62
56
58
51
60
55
62
62
65
63
61
55
63
59
65
62
67
65

PVB15
58
47
60
54
62
59


60
51
61
54
63
58


63
52
64
55
66
59
––
––
64
56
67
60
69
64

PVB20










74

74
69
78











76

81
75
81

PVB29










70

73
76












77

81
81

PFB5 SAE Flange Mounting

3rd angle
projection

Installation Dimensions in mm (inches)
Optional foot bracket, shown in dashed
outline; kit FB-A-10 comprises foot
bracket and two pump fixing bolts bolts.
Order separately, if required.
4 holes
3/ –16 UNC-2B thread
8
(foot bracket)

Case drain port 9/16-18 UNF-2B for
SAE O-ring fittings: 2 ports
44,5
(1.75)

106,4
(4.19)

135 (5.3)

Ø95,3
(3.75 dia)

34
(1.34)

142,2 (5.6)
85,9
(3.4)

12,7
(0.5)

Ø130
(5.12 dia)

69,8
(2.75)

12,7
(0.5)
79,2
(3.125)

2 holes
Ø11,1 (0.437 dia)
(pump flange)

127,0
(5.0)
152,4
(6.0)

4 holes Ø11,1
(0.437 dia)

B
47,3
(1.86)

OUT

NI

93 (3.7)

IN

A
ROTATION

43,7
(1.72)

50,8 (2.0)

21,13/21,00
(0.832/0.827)

ROTATION
OUT

12,7
(0.5)

Key: 4,8 (0.19) Square
x 25,4 (1.0) long

98,6
(3.9)

43,7
(1.72)

12,7
(0.5)
32,5
(1.28)
59,4
(2.34)

Alternate
drain port

103,1
(4.06)

Ø82,55/82,50
(3.250/3.248 dia)

Ø19,05/19,02
(0.750/0.749 dia)
57,2
(2.25)

7,6
(0.3)

6,4
(0.25)

Inlet/outlet ports:
11/16-12 UNF-2B thread for SAE O-ring fittings.
View on rear end of pump

Detail of shaft, key
and locating diameter

A.17

PFB10 SAE Flange Mounting
Installation Dimensions in mm (inches)
Optional foot bracket, shown in dashed
outline; kit FB-B-10 comprises foot
bracket and two pump fixing bolts bolts.
Order separately, if required.

Case drain port 3/4-16 UNF-2B for SAE
O-ring fittings: 2 ports
B
87,9
(3.46)

A

Ø120,6
(4.75 dia)

12,7
(0.5)

2 holes in pump flange:
Ø14,3 (0.563 dia)

Ø174,8
(6.88 dia)
180,8
(7.12)

45,7
(1.80)

92,1
(3.63)
12,7
(0.5)
98,6
(3.9)
146
(5.75)
177,8
(7.0)

12,7
(0.5)

D
4 holes:
Ø11,2 (0.44 dia)

Key:
6,35 (0.25) Square

9,5
(0.375)

25,12/24,87
(0.989/0.979)

ROTATION

A

50,8
(2.0)

E

114,3
(4.5)

OUT

Alternative drain
port

62,7 (2.47)

IN

Ø101,60/101,55
(4.000/3.998 dia)

B
133,3 (5.25)

Ø22,22/22,20
(0.875/0.874 dia)
62,0
(2.44)

C

Inlet/outlet ports:
15/8-12 UNF-2B thread for SAE O-ring fittings.

Detail of shaft, key
and locating diameter

View on rear end of pump
Pump
type

PFB10-*-30

A

44,4
(1.75)
PFB10-*Y-30 58,7
(2.31)

B

C

D*

E*

213,9
(8.42)
228,1
(8.98)

33,3
(1.31)
47,6
(1.87)

26,9
(1.06)
41,1
(1.62)

59,4
(2.34)
73,7
(2.9)

*Omit for foot bracket models)

A.18

PFB20 SAE Flange Mounting

Installation Dimensions in mm (inches)
Optional foot bracket, shown in dashed
outline; kit FB-B-10 comprises foot
bracket and two pump fixing bolts bolts.
Order separately, if required.

Case drain port 3/4-16 UNF-2B
for SAE O-ring fittings: 2 ports

Ø120,6
(4.75 dia)

178,0
(7.0)

2 holes
Ø14,3 (0.56 dia)

58,7
(2.31)

Ø174,8
(6.9 dia)

R.H. Shaft Rotation

262,9
(10.32)
130,0
(5.12)
14,2
(0.56)

181,0
(7.13)

4 holes
Ø11,1
(0.437 dia)

43,7
(1.72)
92,1
(3.63)
41,0
(1.61)

98,3
(3.87)
146,0
(5.75)
171,4
(6.75)

12,7
(0.5)

73,6
(2.9)

12,7
(0.5)
92,7
(3.65)

50,8
(2.0)

47,8
(1.88)
Key:
7,9 (0.31) Square

144,3
(5.7)

Alternative
drain port

9,5
(0.375)

35,33/35,08
(1.391/1.381)

152,4 (6.0)

A

146,0
(5.75)

B

Ø101,60/101,55
(4.000/3.998 dia)

73,2
(2.88)
Ø31,75/31,70
(1.250/1.248 dia)

7,8
(0.31)
82,5
(3.25)
Inlet/outlet ports (see table):
15/8-12 UNF-2B thread for SAE O-ring fittings.
View on rear end of pump
Shaft
rotation

Inlet
port

Outlet
port

RH
LH

B
A

A
B

Detail of shaft, key
and locating diameter

A.19

PVB5/6 SAE Flange Mounting:
Pressure Compensator Control - “C” and “CM”

Installation Dimensions in mm (inches)
See also “Control Data” section, page
A.15.

Optional foot bracket, shown in dashed
outline; kit FB-A-10 comprises foot
bracket and two pump fixing bolts bolts.
Order separately, if required.

Compensator position for:
R.H. rotation models
L.H. rotation models
106,4
R20,6
(4.19)
(0.8 rad)
R.H. Shaft

135 (5.3) Height
of foot bracket

Case drain port 9/16-18 UNF-2B for
SAE O-ring fittings: 2 ports
44,4
177 (6.9)
(1.75)
162,8 (6.41)
108,7 (4.23)
69,8
(2.75)

12,7
(0.5)

Rotation

2 holes
Ø11,1 (0.437 dia)
(pump flange)

33,5
(1.32)

Ø130
(5.12 dia)

69,8
(2.75)

12,7
(0.5)

12,7
(0.5)

79,4
(3.125)

R47,8
(1.9 rad)

59,4
(2.34)

127,0
(5.0)
152,4
(6.0)

4 holes
3/ –16 UNC-2B thread
8
(foot bracket)

93 (3.7)

4 holes Ø11,1
(0.437 dia)

163,5 (6.44)

Key: 4,8 (0.19) Square
x 25,4 (1.0) long

Caution: While pump is operating do
not back compensator adjustment
screw out beyond dimension shown.

79,2
(3.12)
A

21,13/21,00
(0.832/0.827)

28,4
(1.12)

84,8
(3.34)

Ø82,55/82,50
(3.250/3.248 dia)

B

38,1
(1.50)

50,8 (2.0)

Ø19,05/19,02
(0.750/0.749 dia)

52,3
(2.06)

6,4
(0.25)
57,2
(2.25)

Alternate drain
port

Detail of shaft, key
and locating diameter

135,9
(5.35)
Inlet/outlet ports (see table):
11/16-12 UNF-2B thread for SAE O-ring fittings.
View on rear end of pump

A.20

Shaft
rotation

Inlet
port

Outlet
port

RH
LH

A
B

B
A

PVB5/6 Thru-Shaft Models (with Side Ports)

Installation Dimensions in mm (inches)
Maximum output torque is 40 Nm (354
lbf in), less unput torque at system
pressure, see performance curves:
At 1500 r/min drive speed, page A.8.
At 1800 r/min drive speed, page A.12.

For other dimensions and installation
data see page A.20.

4,77/4,75 (0.188/0.187)
square key both ends
153,2
(6.03)

Outlet port for RH rotation models;
Inlet port for LH rotation models:
15/16-12 UN-2B thread for SAE O-ring fittings.

17,91/17,78
(0.705/0.700)

29,5
(1.16)

A

Ø15,82/15,8
(0.623/0.622 dia)

177,0
(6.97)
213,4
(8.40)

Inlet port for RH rotation models;
Outlet port for LH rotation models:
15/16-12 UN-2B thread for SAE O-ring fittings.

B

165,1
(6.50)

73,15
(2.88)

51,3
(2.02)

A.21

PVB10/15 SAE Flange Mounting
Pressure Compensator Control - “C” and “CM”

Installation Dimensions in mm (inches)
See also “Control Data” section, page
A.15.

Optional foot bracket, shown in dashed
outline; kit FB-B-10 comprises foot
bracket and two pump fixing bolts bolts.
Order separately, if required.
58,7
(2.31)

Case drain port .750-16 UNF-2B for
SAE O-ring fittings: 2 ports
207,8
(8.18)

Compensator position for:
R.H. rotation models
L.H. rotation models
Ø120,6
(4.75 dia)

28,4
(1.12)

Ø174,8
(6.88 dia)

12,7
(0.5)

74,7
(2.94)

174,6
(6.9)

.500-13 UNC
-2B
thd. 4 holes
2 holes
Ø14,3
(0.563 dia)
98,6
(3.9)

123,7
(4.87)

193,8
(7.63)

45,7
(1.80)
92,1
(3.63)

R.H. Shaft
Rotation

41,1
(1.62)
12,7
146
(0.5)
(5.75)
187
4 holes
(7.36)
Ø11,2 (0.44 dia)
Caution: While pump is operating do
not back compensator adjustment
screw out beyond dimension shown.
89,3
(3.5) max
84,8
(3.34)

12,7 (0.5)
73,7
(2.9)

50,8 (2.0)
189,0
(7.44)

137,1
(5.4) max
23,9
(0.94)

28,4 (1.12)

82,5 (3.25)

Key: 6,4 (0.25) Square
x 22,3 (0.88) long

9,5
(0.375)

25,12/24,87
(0.989/0.979)

52,3 (2.1)
A

Ø101,60/101,55
(4.000/3.998 dia)

B
65 (2.56)

Ø22,22/22,20
(0.875/0.874 dia)
Alternative drain port
66,5
(2.62)
Inlet/outlet ports (see table):
1.625-12 UN-2B thread for SAE O-ring fittings.
View on rear end of pump

A.22

Shaft
rotation

Inlet
port

Outlet
port

RH
LH

A
B

B
A

47,8
(1.88)
Detail of shaft, key
and locating diameter

PVB10/15 Thru-Shaft Models (with Side Ports)

Maximum output torque is 83 Nm (735 lbf For other dimensions and installation
in), less unput torque at system pressure, data see page A.22.
see performance curves:
At 1500 r/min drive speed, pages A.8 &
A.9.
At 1800 r/min drive speed, page A.12 &
A.13.
Outlet port for RH rotation models;
4,79/4,76 (0.1885/0.1875)
Inlet port for LH rotation models:
square
key
x
25,4
(1.0)
long
174,5
15/8-12 UN-2B thread for SAE O-ring fittings.
(6.87)
21,13/21,00
(0.832/0.827)

31,75 (1.25)

308,8
(12.16)

A

Ø19,05/19,02
(0.750/0.749 dia)
Inlet port for RH rotation models;
Outlet port for LH rotation models:
15/8-12 UN-2B thread for SAE O-ring fittings.

B

196,9
(7.75)

90,4
(3.56)
65,3
(2.57)

A.23

PVB5/6 and PVB10/15 Manual/Mechanical Controls

Lever Control - “M” and No Control - “V”
Units with this control may be operated on
both sides of center permitting bi-directional
fluid flow characteristics.
35

A
B

76,2 (3.0)

6,4
(0.25)

R 9,7
(0.38 rad)
Position 1

Position 2

Ø6,4
(0.25 dia)

127
(5.0)

B

A

Shaft
rotation

Lever
Outlet
position port

RH

1
2
1
2

LH

Lever may be set at
any position in 360
circle. Ensure clamp
bolt is fully tightened.

15,7
(0.62)

Ø17,40/17,27
(0.685/0.680 dia)

A
B
B
A

No Control - “V”

Pump
type

A

B

PVB5/6

153
(6.02)

68,9
(2.7)

PVB10/15

204
(8.04)

99,9
(3.93)

Handwheel Control - “H”
Units with this control may be operated on
both sides of center permitting bi-directional
fluid flow characteristics.
Max. flow adjustment.
Adjust and lock
37,3 (1.47)
to limit max. flow.
15,7
(0.62)

A
B

Ø57,2
(2.25 dia)

Position 1

Caution!
Loosen lock
screw before
turning handle.
Re-tighten after
adjusting flow.
65,7
(2.6)

Ø6,3
(2.25 dia)
62 (2.5 )
max.

A

43,7
(1.72 )

B

35,3 (1.39)

Position 2

Shaft
rotation

Pointer
position

Handwheel
rotation from zero

Outlet
port

Pump
type

A

B

C

RH

1
2
1
2

Clockwise
Counter-clockwise
Clockwise
Counter-clockwise

A
B
B
A

PVB5/6

200
(7.87)

129
(5.08)

70,6
(2.78)

PVB10/15

250
(9.84)

140
(5.51)

93,5
(3.68)

LH

A.24

C

R24
(0.95 rad)

PVB20/29 SAE Flange Mounting
Pressure Compensator Control - “C” and “CM”

Installation Dimensions in mm (inches)
See also “Control Data” section, page
A.15.

Optional foot bracket, shown in dashed
outline; kit FB-C-10 comprises foot
bracket and two pump fixing bolts bolts.
Order separately, if required.
58,9
(2.32)

Case drain port .750-16 UNF-2B
for SAE O-ring fittings: 2 ports

221,7
123,4 (8.73)
(4.86)

226,0
(8.9)
Ø146,0
(5.75 dia)

181,0
(7.125)
R.H. Shaft

2 holes
Ø17,5 (0.69 dia)

15,7
(0.62)

Rotation

Ø212,8
(8.38 dia)

84,8
(3.44)

295,0
(11.62)

215,9
(8.5)
4 holes
Ø17,5
(0.69 dia)

53,8
(2.1)
109,5
(4.31)

15,7
(0.62)

50,8
(2.0)

39,9
(1.6)

50,8
(2.0)

234,9
(9.25)
265,2
(10.5)

17,3 (0.68)

19,0
(0.75)

76,2 (3.0)
128,5
(5.1)

Caution: While pump is operating do
not back compensator adjustment
screw out beyond dimension shown.
28,4
(1.12)

84,8 (3.34)

Key: 7,9 (0.31) Square
x 31,7 (1.25) long

41,1 (1.62)

95,2 (3.75)

66,5 (2.62)
A

189,0
(7.44)

B

9,5
(0.37)

35,33/35,08
(1.391/1.381)
Ø127,00/126,95
(5.000/4.998 dia)

59,2 (2.3)
Ø31,75/31,70
(1.250/1.248 dia)
82,5
Alternative drain port
(3.25)
Inlet/outlet ports (see table):
1.625-12 UNF-2B thread for SAE O-ring fittings.
View on rear end of pump
Shaft
rotation

Inlet
port

Outlet
port

RH
LH

A
B

B
A

47,7
(1.88)
Detail of shaft, key
and locating diameter

A.25

PVB20/29 Thru-Shaft Models (with Side Ports)

Maximum output torque is 159 Nm
(1408 lbf in), less unput torque at
system pressure, see performance
curves:
At 1500 r/min drive speed, page A.9
At 1800 r/min drive speed, page A.13

For other dimensions and installation
data see page A.25.

365,25
(14.38)
306,1
(12.05)

Key: 6,35 (0.25) square
x 25,4 (1.0) long

85,3
(3.36)

29,96
(1.14)

69,85
(2.75)

93,2
(3.67)

Ø25,37/25,35
(0.999/0.998 dia)
Ø38,1
35,7
(1.50 dia)
(1.406)
235,7
(9.28)
277,1
(10.91)

.500-13 UNC-2B thread 8 places
for 11/2 SAE 4-bolt flange

58,9 (2.32) min.
Port B:
Outlet port for RH rotation models.
Inlet port for LH rotation models.

B

111,2
(4.38)

Port A:
Inlet port for RH rotation models.
Outlet port for LH rotation models.

A.26

A

148,8
(5.86)

260,0
(10.24)

PVB45 Flange-Mounted Model

407,0
(16.0)

145,3
(5.72)
81,79
(3.22)

308,0
(12.13)
15,75
(0.62)

Compensator adjuster:
38,1 (1.5) A/F hex.

35,0
(1.38)

Drain connection: 1.0625-12 UNF 2B
thread for SAE O-ring fittings (2 ports).

CAUTION:
While pump is
operating do not
back compensator adjuster
screw out beyond this
dimension.

38,1 (1.5)
Key
11,1 (0.437) square
Ø152,4/152,35
(6,000/5.998 dia)

49,43
(1.945/1.935)
110,3
(4.34)
Ø44,45/44,40
(1.750/1.748 dia)
66,67 (2.625)
187,4
(7.38)

Alternative drain port.

299,0
(11.77)
.3750-16 UNC 2B thread x
12,0 (0.47) deep for lifting
eye-bolt.

4 slots 19,8 (0.78) wide for
mounting bolts. (Use of backing
washers is recommended)

127,0
(5.0)

312 4
(12.3)
290
(11.42)

161,6
(6,34)
square

IN

77,8
(3.062)

101,6
(4.0)

OUT

141,0
(5,55)

200,2 (7,88)
square
View on shaft end of pump

To suit SAE 4-bolt port flanges:
8 holes .500–13 UNC 2B thread
x 27,0 (1.06) deep
Direction of
shaft rotation

2 ports Ø50,8
(2.0 dia)
42,9 (1.688)

View on rear end of pump

A.27

PVB45 Foot-Mounted Model

For other dimensions and installation
data see page A.27 .
69,1
(2.72)
66,67
(2.625)

317,4
(12.5)

165,1
(6,5)
square
146,0
(5.75)

62
(2.5)

282,6
(11.125)
333,4
(13.125)
352,6
(13.9)

25,4
(1,0)
104,4
(4.1)
62
(2.5)

4 holes Ø16,7 (0.68 dia)
1 hole Ø8,5 (0.335 dia) for
dowelling; front foot only

A.28

1 hole Ø8,5 (0.335 dia) for
dowelling; rear foot only

60,4
(2.38)

165,1
(6.5)
206,5
(8.13)

21,8
(0.86)
60,4
(2.38)

PVB90

Foot mounting option (designated by
Model Code = “F”) is shown in dotted
outline. An alternative base mounting
facility is provided by four tapped holes
in the bottom face of the pump - see
page A.30.

68,25
(2.69)

Compensator adjuster:
38,1 (1.5) A/F hex.

156,5
(6.16)

Drain connection:
1.3125-12 UN 2B thread for SAE
O-ring fittings (2 ports).

38,1
(1.5)

Key 11,1 (0.437) square
x 44,5 (1.75) long

351,5
(13.84)

365
(14.4)

396,7
(15.62)

35,0
(1.38)

CAUTION:
While pump is
operating do not
back compensator
adjuster screw out beyond
this dimension.  

127,0 (5.0)
49,40/49,15
(1.945/1.935)
111,2 (4.38)
Ø152,4/152,35
(6,000/5.998 dia)

Ø44,45/44,40
(1.750/1.748 dia)

12,7
(0.5) 

Location of tappings for lifting
eye-bolts,: 2 at shaft end; 1 at rear:
.3750-16 UNC 2B thread x 12,0 (0.47)
deep.

Ø228,6 (9.0 dia)

Drain connection:
1.3125-12 UN 2B thread
79,2
(3.12)

4 holes Ø16,7 (0.66 dia)

215,9
(8.5)
130,0
(5.12)

187,5
329
(7.38)
(12.95)
4 holes Ø20,6 (0.81 dia) at 45 from
vertical/ horizontal center lines.
63,5
center line to
(2.5)
drain port

260,3
(10.25)
139,7
(5.5)
2 ports
Ø60,4 (2.4 dia)

88,9
(5.5)

167,6
(10.48)

163,8
(10.24)

200
(7,9)
square
190,5
(7.5)

A

50,8
(2.0)

B

139,7
(5,5)

To suit SAE 4-bolt port flanges:
8 holes .500-13 UNC 2B thread x 27,0 (1.06) deep
393,7
(15.5)
438,1
(17.25)
View on shaft end of pump

View on rear end of pump
Shaft
rotation

Inlet
port

Outlet
port

RH
LH

A
B

B
A

A.29

PVB90 cont’d

Detail of tappings in base of pump.

Shaft end
of pump

212,7
(8.375)

4 holes tapped .6250-12
UNC-2B x 28 (1.1) deep

130,2
(5.125)

PVB5/6, PVB 10/15 and PVB20/29 with Pressure Compensator
and Adjustable Maximum Displacement Stop:
Control Types “CC” and “CMC”
For general dimensions and
installation data of these pumps,
see pages A.20, A.22 and A.25

Note.
Compensator position for:
PVB5/6-*LSY (LH rotation models) and
PVB10/15 -*RSY (RH rotation models)
PVB20/29 -**SY (RH and LH rotation models)

Caution: While pump is operating do
not back compensator adjustment
screw out beyond dimension  shown. 

28,4
(1.12)

A Fully extended
B 

28,4
(1.12)
F

17,3
(0.68)

E
H
23.9
(0.94
A/F

G
D

C
A

B

Adjusting rod
Minimum delivery position (screw flush
with nut); do not adjust below flush.

Pump
type

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

PVB5/6

233
(9.17)

195
(7.68)

50
(1.97)

22,9
(0.9)

76,2
(3.0)

94,4
(3.72)

94,4
(3.72)

_

PVB10/15

266
226
(10.47) (8.9)

52,3
(2.06)

25,1
(0.99)

118
(4.65)

70,8
(2.79)

90,2
(3.55)

23,8
(0.94)

PVB20/29

294
254
(11.56) (10.0)

66,5
(2.62)

41,9
(1.65)

_

53,3
(2.1)

104,4
(4.11)

41,1
(1.62)

A.30

Note.
Compensator position for:
PVB5/6-*RSY (RH rotation models) and
PVB10/15 -*LSY (LH rotation models)

PVB5 to 29 with “CG” Remote Control of Compensator
Type “GEVS”
43
(1.7)

.4375-20UNF-2B thread for SAE
“CG” control models, connect to
external valve.
Note. Do not operate pump with
this port plugged.

74,6
(2.94)

Ø35 (1.4 dia)

Caution: Effective
compensator setting will be
compensator control setting
plus remote relief valve setting.
Adjustment procedure
1. Turn remote pressure control
(such as C-175) anti-clockwise to
minimum setting.
2. Turn compensator adjustment plug
to desired minimum pressure - 17
bar (250 psi) or higher.
3. Full pressure range can now be
obtained with remote pressure
control.

45,0
(1.77)
Location as shown for:
PVB5/6 LH rotation models,
PVB10/15 RH rotation models and
PVB20/29 LH and RH rotation models.

Location as shown in dotted outline for:
PVB5/6 RH rotation models and
PVB10/15 LH rotation models.

“CVP” Load Sensing with Pressure Limiter
55,0
(2.17)

Load sensing control port:
.4375-20 UNF-2B thread
for SAE O-ring fittings.

45,5
(1.8)
40,69
(1.6)

22,0
(0.87)
19,0 (0.75)

Location as shown for:
PVB5/6 LH rotation models,
PVB10/15 RH rotation models and
PVB20/29 LH and RH rotation models. 

to mounting
face

Ø28,5
(1.12 dia) 

PVB5/6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191 (7.51)
PVB10/15 . . . . . . . . . . . 222 (8.75)
PVB20/29 . . . . . . . . . . . 250 (9.84)

Vertical “Shaft-up” Installation - “S30” Drain Port
Option, for PVB5 to 29

A

Pump
type

Port tapping

A

PFB5

.562518UNF-2B

28,7 (3.85)

PVB5/6

.5625 18UNF-2B

19 (0.75)

PVB10/15 .7500 16UNF-2B

29,3 (1.15)

PVB20/29 .7500 16UNF-2B

38,9 (1.53)

Additional drain port

A.31

PVB5/6; PVB10/15; PVB20/29 – DIN/ISO Models

For dimensions/data not shown refer to corresponding SAE models.

PVB5/6 – Pressure Compensated Control – “C” and “CM”
Key: 6,0 (0.236) square
x 22,5 (0.89) long
22,5 (0.886)

44,5 (1.75)
7,24 (0.285)

Ø80,0
(3.15 dia)
2 holes
Ø11,3 (0.44 dia)

Ø20,0
(0.787 dia)

109,0
(4.29)

36,0
(1.42)

PVB10/15 – Pressure Compensated Control – “C” and “CM”
Key: 8,0 (0.315) square
x 28,0 (1.1) long

52,5 (2.07)
9,24 (0.364)

28,0 (1.1)

Ø100,0
(3.937 dia)
2 holes
Ø14,25
(0.56 dia)

Ø25,0
(0.984 dia)

140
(5.51)

42,0 (1.65)

PVB20/29 – Pressure Compensated Control – “C” and “CM”
Key: 10,0 (0.39) square
x 35,0 (1.38) long

68,9 (2.71)
9,24 (0.364)

35,0 (1.38)

Ø125,0
(4.92 dia)

2 holes
Ø18,25 (0.72 dia)
180,0
(7.08)

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Ø32,0
(1.26 dia)

58,0
(2.28)

Mass, approx.

Installation Data

Starting

Flange Mounting Models
PFB5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 kg (11 lb)
PFB10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 kg (22 lb)
PFB20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 kg (42 lb)
PVB5/6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 kg (18 lb)
PVB10/15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 kg (33 lb)
PVB20/29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 kg (57 lb)
PVB45 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 kg* (211 lb)
PVB90s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 kg (230 lb)
* Also foot mounting models. 
Combined foot/flange mounting
models.
Foot Bracket Kits
FB-A-10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,8 kg (4 lb)
FB-B-10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,3 kg (5 lb)
FB-C-10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,5 kg (12 lb)

Horizontal mounting is resommended to
maintain necessary case fluid level.
Vertical “shaft-up” installation is possible
with pumps ordered to include the extra
drain port denoted by the “S30” feature;
see “Model Code”. In all cases the drain
line must be full size, unrestricted and
connected from the uppermost drain port
directly to the reservoir in such a manner
that the housing remains filled with fluid.

Before starting, fill case with system fluid
through the uppermost drain port.
Housing must be kept full at all times to
provide internal lubrication.When first
starting it may be necessary to bleed air
from pump outlet to permit priming and
to reduce noise. Bleed by loosening an
outlet connection until a clear stream of
fluid appears. An air bleed valve,
ABS-03, is available for this purpose.

Piping of drain line must prevent
siphoning. Pipe drain line so that it
terminates below fluid level. No other
lines are to be connected to this drain
line.

Ordering Procedure
Before ordering, check availability with
your Vickers reprecentative.

Caution must be exercised to
never exceed the following unit
case pressures:
0,7 bar (10 psi) for PFB10 only.
0,35 bar (5psi) for all other models.

A.33