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Non-contacting Pump Design

asked Apr 21, 2016 in Mechanical by antonjoh (2,870 points)
What does it mean by saying Non-contacting Pump Design?

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answered Apr 22, 2016 by TPham (5,010 points)
It means that a pump whose maximum rotor deflection at the maximum operating differential pressure is less than the clearance between the rotors and the pump bore (i.e., rotors never contact the pump bore).

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