5-42" FVT Series Vertical Lineshaft Turbine

5-42" FVT Series Vertical Lineshaft Turbine

The FVT vertical turbine pumps are used in a variety of commercial, municipal & industrial applications where water supply is readily available in rivers, lakes, ponds, streams or water wells. This heavy wall bowl assembly, vitreous enamel lined up to 15” uses a Francis design impeller constructed of investment cast 304 stainless steel that provides a very broad operating range with very high efficiency. Various options in sizing, design and material constructions can be specified to meet application needs.

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  • Performance Specifications:

    • Flows To: 35,000 GPM (7,950 m³/hr)
    • Heads To: 2500+ Feet (762+ m)
    • Temperatures To: 400ºF (204ºC)
    • Speed Ranges: 3,600 RPM To 450 RPM
    • Size Range: 5″ (125 mm) – 42″ (1100 mm) Bowls

    Features:

    • Investment cast 304 stainless steel impellers standard
    • Choice of semi-open or enclosed impellers with broad band operating range for appropriate service
    • Semi-open impellers available up to 19” sizes
    • Flanged bowl connections for easy assembly & disassembly
    • Bowls up to 15” are standard vitreous enamel, glass lined cast iron
    • Bowls greater than 15" are cast iron
    • O-ring bowl connection standard through 16″ diameter
    • Bronze bowl bearings standard with various options available for whatever the application.
    • Optional bowl & impeller wear rings in various materials for appropriate applications
    • Unique “FCR” models that feature larger diameter shafts with extended bearing lengths for higher pressure and higher horsepower applications as well as integral sand lugs to protect the bowl from abrasive wear
    • Suction bells are available to allow smooth entry of water to the impeller eye (suction bell standard 16″ and larger)
    • Optional basket or conical strainers in a variety of materials.
    • Threaded & flanged discharge cases available to fit various column pipe options
    • Water or oil lubricated lineshaft options
    • 416 stainless steel threaded lineshaft couplings are standard. Optional flanged lineshaft couplings are available.
    • Cast iron, high ring base discharge heads. Rated up to 200 psi. Available in 4”, 6”, 8”, 10”.12”, 14” and 16” discharges sizes.
    • Specially designed “Deepset” heads are also available with settings to 1000 feet (8″, 10″ & 12″)
    • Optional fabricated discharge heads available in “F” and “T” type designs
    • Fabricated motor stands available for below base discharge applications
    • Fabricated barrels for inline application with options suction locations
    • Packing, mechanical seal and tension tube assembly options available

    Available Metallurgies:

    • Cast iron, ductile iron, bronze, 304 stainless steel, 316 stainless steel, Cd4Mcu, and more for a wide range of high pressure, corrosive, or abrasive applications.