INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Liquid fuel pump type

Liquid fuel pump type

(OP)
Dear all,

On site we have a dual fuel Gas turbine GE 9FA DLN2.0. The liquid fuel (diesel oil) firing has not be used except 24 hours during initial commissioning. We want to construct an unloading station to take diesel from the trucks and fill the diesel tank. My question is about the materials of the pump parts, impeller, casing, shaft, etc. My main concern is to select materials that of for a reason are touching each other it will not create a spark and be an ignition source.

RE: Liquid fuel pump type

If they are submerged in fuel there will not be any sparks, that takes air.
There are commercially available fuel service pumps, use google and find some.

= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
P.E. Metallurgy, Plymouth Tube

RE: Liquid fuel pump type

Carbon steel pump is ok for fuel forwarding skid, it is what GE uses for it.
Dual fuel 9FA with DLN 2.0 and Mark VI... there are very few of those mostly in Middle East. We can help you.

saludos.
a.

RE: Liquid fuel pump type

Why use a pump at all? Locate tank in lower level of building, and let gravity flow unload truck to tank.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Resources


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close