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How to size a slurry pump

Contents SOME DEFINITIONS. 1 DATA REQUIRED.. 1 SELECTING THE APPROPRIATE PUMP. 1 Step 01.       DETERMINE THE FLOW RATE............................................................................

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Slurry

Rules of thumb

The maximum head from rubber-lined centrifugal pumps is about 30 m. The maximum head from all-metal pumps is...

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How to select a slurry correlation...

Many slurry correlation models have been developed. It is important to understand the assumptions and limitations of each,...

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Particle size

Definitions for fine and coarse particles

One broadly accepted method of defining slurry particles has been developed by Govier and Aziz: (or <1,250 mesh):...

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Correlation of Settling Slurries

The literature contains many correlations for the determination of the pressure loss of horizontal pipe flow of heterogeneous...

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Rheogram

Shear Rate

The shear rate () is the rate of change of velocity at which one layer of fluid passes...

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Rheogram

Slurry Rheograms

A rheogram can be defined as the relationship between shear stress (τ) and strain rate (du/dy). The simplest...

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Particle size

The effect of particle size distribution

A significant variation in particle size distribution (PSD) is generally encountered in slurry transportation. Clift et al. (1982)...

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Flow regimes

Settling slurry flow

In settling slurry, larger and denser particles settle out of the liquid and form a bed at the...

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Flow regimes

Slurry flow type influences

In this article, we try to understand the underlying physical mechanisms important for the fully-stratified and partially-stratified flow...

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Flow regimes

Homogeneous and pseudo-homogeneous flow

Classification of slurries is necessary to properly design slurry transport systems. Different slurries can form different flow types,...

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