Baker-Bloc range are the close coupled version of the SW Baker BPO pumps, and therefore comply to the performance and dimensional standards of international standard DIN 24255.
Volute casing is radially split to allow removal of rotating element and motor without disturbing casing and piping.
Axial end suction.
Radial vertically upwards centre-line discharge, makes casing self-venting. Gauge connections are provided as standard.
Volute casing has integral cast support feet with holes for holding down bolts.
Axial Hydraulic Thrust Balancing of Impellers
Smaller sizes are balanced by back vanes on the impeller and other sizes by balance holes and wear ring on rear of impeller.
Impeller Peripheral Speed
The maximum impeller peripheral speed is 40m/sec. for cast iron impeller and 60m/sec. for bronze impeller.
Clockwise viewed from drive end