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Rotary Pump Demonstration

Source: AIChE
  • Duration:
    1 minute
  • Skill Level:
    Basic
  • Type:
    Academy Video
  • Language:
    English

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Two counter-rotating intermeshing rotors create a suction that pulls the liquid into the pump and transports it around the rotors, to the discharge port. To find out more about Rotary Pumps and why they are generally used for high viscosity fluids, visit AIChE’s Essentials of Chemical Engineering for Operators. www.aiche.org/ela117