Standard Specification for Centrifugal Pump, Shipboard Use
|Publication Date:||10 May 2000|
|ICS Code (Pumps):||23.080|
This specification covers the requirements applicable to the design and construction of centrifugal pumps for shipboard application. The six classes of service covered by this specification are as follows:
Class 1 - Boiler feedwater and other freshwater applications with temperatures above 212°F (100°C),
Class 2 - Condensate water,
Class 3 - Freshwater except Classes 1 and 2,
Class 4 - Seawater in which total head produced per stage does not exceed 50 psi (345 kPa),
Class 5 - Seawater in which total head produced per stage exceeds 50 psi (345 kPa), and
Class 6 - Hydrocarbon pumps (less than 1500 SSU).
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are provided for information purposes only.