Model VP-B (OH3)

Model: VP-B (OH3)

Type: Overhung, Single Suction,
Bearing Housing Supported
Max Capacity US gpm 10,000
  m³/h 2,272
Max Head ft 1,300
  m 395
Max Temperature °F 800
  °C 425
St. Pressure psig 725
  kPaG 5,000
Opt. Pressure psig 1,450
  kPaG 10,000


Overview: VP-B (OH3) hydrocarbon pump → fully compliant with API 610 requirements

Operating Parameters:

  • Flow rate in excess of 10,000 US gpm (2,272 m³/h)
  • Differential heads up to 1,300 ft (395 m)
  • Temperatures up to 800 °F (425 °C)
  • Standard Design Working Pressure of 725 psig (5,000 kPaG)
  • Higher pressure designs available, in excess of 1,450 psig (10,000 kPaG)

Standard Features:

  • Widest hydraulic coverage in the industry
  • Application tailored hydraulic selections
  • 300# flange ratings
  • Available in all API 610 Table H-1, S-4 through D-2 materials
  • Cast or fabricated impellers, for expanded hydraulic coverage
  • Close clearance metalized carbon throat bushing, for optimal control of stuffing box environment
  • Rigid design shaft for minimal deflection to meet and exceed API 610 requirements
  • Cylindrical roller radial bearings for ample load carrying capability
  • Duplex angular contact 7300 series thrust bearings
  • Grease, oil circulation, or pure mist lubrication
  • Inpro/Seal bearing housing closures

Optional Features:

  • Semi-open Coke Crusher design, with wear plate
  • High pressure special casing design
  • Oversized shafts and bearing housing arrangements
  • Magnetic bearing housing isolators
  • Mounting plate
  • Soleplate
  • Thrust Pod (TP) design, for extra heavy thrust loads, with oil bath lubrication
  • Non-standard API 610 material available

Typical Applications for the VP-B (OH3) Hydrocarbon Pump:

  • Single suction, in-line mounted process pumps for refinery services where a separate pump bearing house is required