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Horizontal pumping system upgrade

asked Sep 10, 2014 in Mechanical by josvanden (3,240 points)
I currently have a horizontal pumping system and I consider to upgrade and increase its capacity. Can I change the internal parts only to achieve that without changing the entire layout of the unit? Space is a constraint.

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answered Sep 10, 2014 by lulopez (2,220 points)
The horizontal pumping system should be designed to allow changing the internal stages and resizing the motor without changing the housing, head and base, skid and thrust chamber to accommodate a higher flow while maintaining the differential pressure; therefore, no change in the footprint of the system.