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Boiler Feed Pumps

Why are the stages being provided in Boiler Feed Pump?
Asked by: shukla_vivek1011 | Member Since Sep-2009 | Asked on: Sep 6th, 2009

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Answered On : Sep 19th, 2009

View all answers by S.KALAIYARASAN

To be maintain the positive suction head.

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Answered On : Dec 19th, 2010

View all answers by sudeeb

Boiler feed pump is a multi-stage centrifugal pump where no of impellers more than one usually >3 . Depending upon the boiler working pressure pump will select. The pump should have high positive suction to avoid cavitation, usually take more than 10m. feed water temperature will be more than>65'C.

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Answered On : Jun 19th, 2011

View all answers by kit_inton

Boiler feed pump stages deliver high discharge pressure from pump to overcome the pressure inside the boiler drum and pressure losses from pipe connections, and also friction loss.

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