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August 2, 2017

No. 2 – Select, Design, and Operating Condensate Pumps

1. Selecting the Correct Pumping System

  • Capacity required
    • Maximum
    • Minimum
    • Normal
  • Tank sizing
    • Flash steam, neglect of the steam system
  • Required discharge pressure
  • NPSH required due to the temperature of the condensate
  • Control of the flow of condensate
    • On/off or continuous flow
  • Vent sizing
    • If receiver is vented to atmosphere
  • Location and installation

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