When to Consider Centrifugal Pump Installation

A centrifugal pump installation is done where the client needs a system suitable for purposes, such as irrigation and dewatering. These pumps are often used as boosting and pressure systems as well.

How It Works

A centrifugal pump is designed for the movement of fluid through rotational energy transfer from one or more impellers. Explained in another way, we can say that the impeller or rotor action is what increases the velocity of the fluid and directs it to the outlet. The type of energy involved is referred to as rotational kinetic energy. Basically, the impeller rotates on the motor drive shaft and increases the speed of fluid flow. The fluid is then moved towards the outlet through centrifugal force.

The pump is thus a hydraulic machine that changes the mechanical energy into hydraulic energy for the movement of the fluid to the outlet through the centrifugal action.


Installation is done at chemical plants, refineries, water works, and mines, to name only a few places. These pumps are exceptionally reliable. In refinery settings, the systems are installed for transferring flammable fluids, acids, and water.

Indeed, centrifugal pump installations are relevant in most instances where fluid must be transferred from a low to high level, such as fluid from deep underground to the surface. In agriculture and domestic borehole applications, these systems are installed to bring the water from deep underground to the surface.


Many types exist, and classification is done according to factors, such as the number of impellers or rotors, the orientation of the case split, the design of the rotor, volute type, placement of bearing support, and more. Everything from single to two- and multiple-stage units are available in addition to horizontal or vertical ones.

Fortunately, our consultants know which types are used in various settings and thus have the expertise to give guidance regarding the correct type and size for your particular water flow needs. Knowing where and how to install centrifugal pumps is important to get the best value from the machines and to minimise the risk of accidents and fluid flow problems.

Follow the tips below to ensure that you get the best value from your centrifugal system installation.

Never Let the System Run Dry

Make sure the system always contains water. You can check whether it has water through the use of the foot or check valve, which is installed at the end of the suction point.

Install a Pressure Gauge

The pressure gauge should be located near the outlet side of the system. Easy access to the pressure gauge will help you to quickly identify system issues.

Do Not Run the System on Low or Zero Flow

If the pressure switch shuts down the system, it means the flow is low or at zero.

Choose the Right Pipe Size

Ask our consultants to help with the selection of the correct pipe size for optimal flow and pressure.

Whether for agricultural or residential purposes, you can rely on us for quality products and advice when making use of our centrifugal pump installation service. Contact us for pricing and product information according to your application needs.