API 610 Pumps

HDO, HSO, HDB, HSB

HDO, HDB (double suction, first stage) and HSO, HSB (single suction, first stage) are double casing, multi-stage pumps. An outer barrel and cover with one radial high pressure sealing joint encloses an axially split inner volute casing.

HDO an HSO pumps are fully compliant withAPI 610, 8th Edition for petroleum and petrochemical applications.

Applications:

  • Process charging
  • Hot oil
  • Injection
  • Pipeline
  • Boiler feed

Operating Parameters:

  • Temperatures to 800°F (430°C)
  • Pressures to 6000 psi (41370 kPa)
  • Flows to 18000 gpm (4090 mVh)
  • Operating speed to 9000 rpm

Choice of nozzle orientation:

  • Top suction, top discharge
  • Bottom suction, top discharge
  • Side Suction, side discharge
  • Other options available to match field piping.

Choice of nozzle connection:

  • Weld end
  • Flanged

Choice of shaft sealing:

  • Throttlr bushings
  • Mechanical seals

Optional Interstage Take-off provides high pressure liquid normally at 60% of pump total differential head. Primarily used for power plant steam reheat attemperation purposes.

HDO or HDB Typical Configuration




Outer Barrel for high pressure

HDB five-stage with shaft sealing and nozzle arrangement for typical boiler feedwater service

Axially Split Inner Case design allows for dynamic balancing of assembled rotating element prior to installation

Double-Acting, Pivot-Shoe Thrust Bearings and Self Aligning, lubricated Babbit-Lined Radial Bearings are standard, providing maximum reliability and reduced maintenance cost

HDOI, HSOI, HDBI, HSBI 
These are compact versions of the HDO, HSO, HDB and HSB pumps incorporate hydraulic innovations in impellar and volute casting designs.

SCE

SCE pumps are fully compliant with API 610, 8th Edition. Broad Application Range

  • Temperatures from -50°F (-46°C) to 850°F (450°C)
  • Pressure to 667 psi (4600 kPa) and flows to 9000 gpm (2045 m³/hr)
  • Petroleum refining production and distribution
  • Petrochemical and heavy duty chemical
  • Gas industry services

PHL

PHL pumps are an alternative design that uses multi-channel diffuser technology. Magnetic drive versions are availble (PHL-MAG).

Diffuser:

  • Best efficiency point tuned to specific duty flow
  • Low minimum continuous flow
  • Diffusers changeable for new operating conditions API 682 Seal Chamber accommodates all combinations of seal models and styles, including external drive dual pressurized and unpressurized cartridge types for the most severe services.

Bearing Configurations:

  • Deep groove radial and duplex thrust bearings for maximum bearing life.
  • Special bearing arrangement available for high suction pressures.

Bearing lubrication and cooling options:

  • Oil mist and oil purge for continuous bearing lubrication.
  • Fan cooling for high operating or high ambient temperatures.
  • Removable water jacket to insulate radial bearing from process temperature.

 

Fan and Water Cooled Bearing Feature

Optional Cutter Screw Coke Crusher Design

Finned Bearing Housing maximises heat dissipation

End or Top Suction, Top Discharge Nozzles fit multiple piping configurations

Finned Inboard Deflector with Fan provides air flow at the seal chamber to deflect heat from the shaft

Cryogenic Design is available for temperatures to-250ºF(-157ºC).

Front and Back Double Wear Rings

  • Operating clearance and pump efficiency maintained
  • Balance holes control thrust

Vertical In-Line 

Vertical in-line products combine the best hydraulics and mechanical features.

VIL and VIL-B

These in-line process pumps from APE are designed for simplified piping and space saving, with in-line suction and discharge nozzles.

VIL - B

  • VIL - B pumps are fully compliant with API 610, 8th Edition.
  • API 682 seal chamber is standard.
  • Three bearing brackets for complete range maximize interchangeability.
  • Recessed oil sump prevents residue from entering bearing.
  • No baseplate or fixed foundation is required. The unit can move with piping forces to reduce pipe stress.
  • Finned bearing housing maximizes heat dissipation.

 

VIL
Compact design with rigide 4-piece coupling allows seal removal without disturbing motor.

PVML
PVML pumps feature a multi-channel diffuser design casing for fine tuning the best efficiency point to the requested duty point. They are also available in magnetic drive configurations (PVML-MAG). 

VILDS
VILDS pumps feature a double suction in-line design for high flow, limited NPSHA, tank farm, transfer and pipeline booster services.





VIL-B



PVML
PVML Pumps meet API 610 and BS 4082 Class R requirement.

DSHF Double Suction

These horizontal, double suction, between bearing pumps are designed for use in critical services. DSHF pumps are fully compliant with API 610, 8th Edition.

Designed for maximum reliability:

  • Between bearing design to minimize deflection at mechanical seals.
  • Double suction impeller for axial balance.
  • Oil mist or oil purge bearing lubrication.
  • API 682 seal chamber.
  • Circular bearing housing mounting for maximum bearing support.
  • Finned bearing housings to maximize heat dissipation.
  • Centerline support to maintain shaft alignment at elevated temperatures.

Application:

  • Low NPSHA.
  • Operating temperatures to 750°F (400°C)
  • High suction pressures

Options:

  • Cutter screw coke crusher design
  • Bearing arrangements to suit service conditions and specifications
    • Ball radial and ball thrust
    • Sleeve radial and ball thrust
    • Sleeve radial and pivot shoe thrust
  • Fan-cooled bearing housing for temperatures from 250°F (121°C) to 500°F (260°C)
  • Water-cooled housing for temperatures above 500°F (260°C)

DSHF or TSHO 
Typical Installation

DSHF with ball radial and ball thrust bearings

 

TSHO, DSTHO, DSTHF

These horizontal, between bearing designs are available in both single and double sucion:

  • TSHO - single suction first stage.
  • DSTHO  and DSTHF - double suction first stage. These pumps are fully compliant with API 610, 8th Edition.

Designed for maximum reliability:

  • Between bearing design to minimize deflection at mechanical seals
  • Opposed impellers for axial balance
  • Oil mist or oil purge bearing lubricaion
  • API 682 seal chamber
  • Circular bearing housing mounting for maximum bearing support
  • Finned bearing housings to maximize heat dissipation
  • Centerline support to maintain shaft alignment at elevated temperatures

Options:

  • Cutter screw coke crusher design
  • Bearing arrangements to suit service conditions and specifications
    • Ball radial and ball thrust
    • Sleeve radial and ball thrust
    • Sleeve radial and pivot shoe thrust
  • Fan-cooled bearing housing for temperatures from 250°F (121°C) to 500°F (260°C)
  • Water-cooled housing for temperatures above 500°F (260°C)

DSHF, DSTHF Double Suction First Stage for high flow, NPSHA applications

TSHO with sleeve and ball thrust bearings

 DVS, DV, HGT

These axially split, double volute, double suction centrifugal pumps can be supplied for API 610 or general service requirements.

DVS pumps are fully compliant with API 610, 8th Edition. They are suitable for pipelines service and other heavy-duty applications.

DV and HGT pumps are general service designs for distribution and other service water aplications.

Feature:

  • Axially split case for easy maintenance of internal components.
  • Double suction impeller for axial balance
  • Side suction and discharge
  • Finned bearing housings to maximize heat dissipation
  • Speed to 7500 rpm for expandd hydraulic coverage

Bearing Arrangements:

Bearing arrangements to suit service conditions and specifications:

  • Ball radial and ball thrust
  • Sleeve redial and ball thrust
  • Sleeve radial and pivot shoe thrust

Fan Cooled and Water Cooled Bearing Housings available for high temperature applications.

MX, MSN and DVMX

MX, MSN and DVMX pumps are btween bearing, axially split, double volute case, side suction, side discharge, multi-stage designs.

MX, MSN and DVMX pumps are fully compliant with API 610, 8the Edition. These pumps are designed for high pressure, heavy-duty applications.

Applications:

  • Petroleum refining
  • Pipeline
  • Boiler feedwater
  • Water treatment
  • Mining
  • Injection

Features:

  • Standard safe working pressure to 2160 psi (14890 kPa) and hydro test to 3240 psi (22335 kPa)
  • Opposed impellers for axial balance
  • Double volute case for radial balance
  • Double row bolting for reliable case sealing
  • Dynamic balancing of fully assembled rotating element
  • Finned bearing housings to maximum heat dissipation
  • Speed to 7500 rpm and safe working pressures to 4000 psi (27575 kPa) for expanded hydraulic coverage

Bearing Arrangements:

Bearing arrangements to suit service conditions and specifications:

  • Ball radial and ball thrust
  • Sleeve radial and ball thrust
  • Sleeve radial and pivot shoe thrust

MX

MX seven-stage with double suction first stage impeller, and sleeve radial and ball thrust bearings.

Pre-Engineered

These pumps are particularly well suited for services such as:

  • Power plant circulating
  • River intake
  • Cooling tower
  • Water supply
  • Irrigation

Features:

  • Pumps fabricated using ASME Section IX certified welders, with welds stamped for quality control 
  • All metal-to-metal rabbet fits sealed with 0-rings
  • Continually rising head capacity curve from maximum flow to shut off
  • Non-overloading horsepower curve from best efficiency flow to maximum flow
  • Head room for motor removal minimized by use of vertical solid shaft coupling construction
  • Integrally fabricated bearing spider construction on 5-foot maimum spacing between bearngs

Operating Parameters:

  • Flows to 25000 gpm (5680m³/hr)
  • Heads to 600 ft (183m)
  • Temperatures to 275°F (135°C)
  • Power to 2000 hp (1491kW)

Features:

  • Field adjustable semi-openimpellers for control of pump performance
  • Through-bolts in discharge flange for easy maintenance
  • Shaft never in compression, semi-open impeller design provides continuous down-thrust over entire head capacity curve, including start up

Sumpmaster Operating Parameters:

  • Flows to 3500 gpm (795m³/hr)
  • Heads to 400 ftB (122m)
  • Temperatures to 150°FB (65°C)
  • Power to 400 hp (298 kW)

Deepwell Turbine Features:

  • Extra long bypass seal and bearing
  • "Sealed for life" bottom bearings with grease reservoir.

Operatig Parameters:

  • Flows to 5000 gpm (1136m³/hr)
  • Heads to 1000 ft (305m)
  • Setting to 1250 ft (381 m)

VLT

VLT high performance pumps are available in three versions:

  • General Industry Service
  • API 610 7th Edition
  • API 6108th Edition

All versions are based on APE design, quality and consturction standards established for over 50 years, with thousands of pumps installed worldwide.

Features:

  • Low NPSH "Shockless Entry" with *11000 Nss first stage impller
  • Integral fabricated column support bearings
  • Collect or ring and key impeller mounting
  • One-piece shaft construction for shaft lengths to 20ft (6m) 
  • Rigid 4-piece coupling
  • Fabrications manufactured using ASME section IX code qualified welders
  • Fabrications designed to national standards when required
  • Wide range of hydraulic designs to suit all aplications
  • Choice of bearings and machanical seals
  • Pump mounted thrust bearing when required
  • Tank or sump mount options availible
  • Nss is 11000 using gpm and ft, 12777 using m³/hr and m

Operating Parameters:

  • Temperatures to -320°F (-196°C) to 650°F (343°C)
  • Discharge pressures to 1480 psi (10203kPa)

VLT
API 610 version

VMT
Hight capacity vertical pump