BS EN 16480:2016 - Pumps. Minimum required efficiency of rotodynamic water pumps

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BS EN 16480:2016

Pumps. Minimum required efficiency of rotodynamic water pumps

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : May 2016



This European Standard specifies performance requirements (methods and procedures for testing and calculating) for determining the Minimum Efficiency Index (MEI) of rotodynamic glanded water pumps for pumping clean water, including where integrated in other products. The pump types and sizes covered by this standard are described in the Annex A. These pumps are designed and produced as duty pumps for pressures up to 16 bar for end suction pumps and up to 25 bar for multistage pumps, temperatures between -10 °C and +120 °C and 4" or 6" size for submersible multistage pumps at operating temperatures within a range of 0 °C and 90 °C. In addition, this standard specifies how the value of the Minimum Efficiency Index (MEI) of a pump size indicated by the manufacturer can be checked by market surveillance. Even if it is left free to the manufacturer of a pump size how to prove the rated value of the Minimum Efficiency Index (MEI), nevertheless this standard specifies a method to prove that this rated value meets the requirements within the confidence intervals with a sufficiently high probability.

Standard NumberBS EN 16480:2016
TitlePumps. Minimum required efficiency of rotodynamic water pumps
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date31 May 2016
Cross ReferencesEN ISO 9906:2012, ISO 9906:2012, 2009/125/EC, 547/2012/EU, EN ISO 5198, ISO 5198, ISO 2602, ISO 80000
International RelationshipsEN 16480:2016
Draft Superseded By14/30298580 DC
DescriptorsHydraulic tests, Efficiency, Rotary pumps, Performance, Approval testing, Water pumps, Centrifugal pumps, Pumps, Performance testing, Grades (quality), Feedwater pumps
Title in FrenchPompes. Rendement minimum requis des pompes à eau rotodynamiques
Title in GermanPumpen. Geforderte Mindesteffizienz bei Kreiselpumpen für Wasser
ISBN978 0 580 86095 9
File Size1.489 MB

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