How to Determine Control Head for a Variable Speed Pumping System

How to Determine Control Head for a Variable Speed Pumping System

To control a variable speed pumping system, we must determine the minimum operational head of the system. Some refer to this value as constant head, minimum head, independent head, etc. Throughout this and in other JMP blogs, we refer to it as ...

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Manual Versus Automatic Balance in a Variable Speed Pump Control System

Manual Versus Automatic Balance in a Variable Speed Pump Control System

We’ve talked about manual versus automatic balancing methods and we’ve talked about curve control versus area control. Now it’s time to consider the balance valve type impact on the pump control area. Let’s start this conversation with a question...

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Variable Speed Pump Control: A Quick Review of Fundamentals and Terminology

Variable Speed Pump Control: A Quick Review of Fundamentals and Terminology

We are now three blogs into our series on Variable Speed Pump Control and we are going to hit the pause button and review some fundamentals. If sequentially that seems like a strange thing to do, there is a method to our madness...

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