Positive Displacement Pumps for Metering Applications

Author: Chandler Crane | August 2, 2016 | Category: Pumps

In metering applications, positive displacement pumps can deliver a precise volume of liquid by setting the motor speed to reach the desired flow rate. However, there are several iterations of metering positive displacement pumps, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. There are four main types: Peristaltic Pumps, Gear Pumps, Progressive Cavity Pumps, and Solenoid Driven Diaphragms.

Check out the infographic below to see their advantages, disadvantages, and industries where they're used most.


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