Reciprocating single stage pump test rig (A.C motor)
The Closed Circuit Reciprocating Pump test rig consists of a reciprocating pump coupled with 2 hp single-phase 230 VAC, 50 Hz. 1400 RPM motor. The following experiments can be
Conducted for the plotting the characteristics graphs:-
Total head developed by pump.
Efficiency of pump.
A DP switch for operating the motor and an energy meter for measurement of power input. Piping system consisting of pipe, gate valve and fittings with pressure and vacuum gauges.