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It’s a Pump Properties Party!

Everyone loves to celebrate. Here at AFT, we are celebrating the release of AFT Fathom 10 . One of the great things about AFT Fathom 10 is that the new and improved Pump Properties window makes specifying pumps faster and easier than ever.  This blog will provide an overview of the features that have been added or changed within the Pump Prope...
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Ben Keiser

Easily Model Multiple Pump Configurations with ONE PUMP!

AFT Fathom 8 can be used to quickly and easily model multiple pump configurations with different pump speeds and impeller sizes.  First, determine a particular pump curve to use from either a manufacturer’s pump curve or pump curve verification test data.  Next, determine new pump curves for head and flow using the affinity laws considering either a change in pump speed or impeller size.  The multiple pump curve data sets will then be entered for each particular pump configuration. In Figure 1 (click on the image to see it larger), there are a few pump configurations that have already been defined. ...
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