discharge head

discharge head

[′dis‚chärj ‚hed]
(mechanical engineering)
Vertical distance between the intake level of a water pump and the level at which it discharges water freely to the atmosphere.

discharge head

The energy per unit weight of fluid on the discharge side of a pump.
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The conveyor discharge head is 304 stainless steel with continuous weld seams that are ground to a No.
cement batcher; gas engine-driven hydraulic power pack; discharge head with bolt-in, Vi-in.
The dredge pump, a J30 Metso Minerals/Thomas Simplicity series, is rated for 200 ft, of total discharge head at 4,200 gal.
Vehicle stability control and traction control technologies have also been equipped to support vehicle stability, along with high intensity discharge head lamps for improved nighttime visibility.
Adjusting down on, or more, hand-expansion valves will increase the discharge head on the pump; thereby, decreasing its flow rate and the corresponding NPSHr.
The HH-125c 4-inch pump from Rain for Rent is designed to produce high flow and high discharge head for various applications such as dewatering mines and quarries.
This results in hydraulic savings regarding both volume flow rate [DELTA]Q and discharge head AH, whose product is proportional to the corresponding electrical power savings for the circulator pump, considering electrical power equation
Adjustments to the flow rate can be made using any of the four methods: air supply pressure, vacuum pressure, discharge head pressure and vacuum timer.
Capable of handling solids with a 2-inch diameter, the pump has a flow rate of 1950 gallons per minute and has a 160 foot total discharge head.
The complete pumpset units are large, weighing in at over 4 tonnes each, though the pumps have a handling capability of 500 litres per sec with a 26 metres total discharge head.
To avoid this hydraulic condition use check valves (or plumbing loops if there is low discharge head pressure) on the discharge side of every pump in the manifold.
The self pumping capability of many inline mixer models can deliver as much as 200 GPM at a discharge head as high as 30 feet, eliminating the need for a "feed or stuffing" pump.