The primary function of a centrifugal pump shaft is to transmit torque to the impeller. At the same time, the shaft and its support arrangements must maintain alignment of the rotor within its running clearances and through the shaft seal.
KeywordsPostweld Heat Treatment Centrifugal Pump Critical Speed Mechanical Stiffness Static Deflection
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