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Your Pump Questions Answered

Get in-depth information about Blackmer pump and compressor technologies while learning why our solutions are the ideal choice to help solve your most critical fluid-handling applications.

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Blackmer® is the leading global provider of innovative, high-quality sliding vane, centrifugal, screw and regenerative turbine pump, and reciprocating gas compressor technologies for the safe transfer of liquids and gases.

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Providing Innovative Product-Transfer Solutions for a Variety of Markets and Applications

Blackmer provides innovative product transfer solutions for many markets and applications, including in the chemical process, energy, transport, military & marine; general industrial, and oil & gas industries.

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FAQ: General Technical

Blackmer FAQ: General Technical

  • What application information is important when specifying a pump?

  • What is a PD pump and what does it do?

  • What is a self-priming pump?

  • What paint is used to coat Blackmer pumps?

  • Are FKM elastomers compatible with ethanol?

  • What is the temperature rating of Blackmer Sliding Vane Pumps?

  • What is the noise rating of Blackmer Sliding Vane Pumps?

  • Are there published NPSHr curves for Blackmer Sliding Vane Pumps?

  • What Industry pump standards does Blackmer follow?

  • How do I obtain more information for the motors and gearboxes used on Blackmer provided unit assemblies?

  • How do I know what the configuration string of the pump represents?

  • I need technical product support. Who should I contact?

  • How do I determine what material a part is made of?

  • Do you provide training for any of your products?

  • What is NPSHr of Blackmer Sliding Vane Pumps for liquefied gases?

  • What does the final letter character shown on Blackmer Vane Pump models mean?

  • Why is NPSH testing not offered for Blackmer Gear Pumps?