How Does A Centrifugal Pump Work? – [A Brief Guide]

How Does A Centrifugal Pump Work A Brief Guide

How Does A Centrifugal Pump Work A Brief Guide

Today you’re going to see and understand how centrifugal pump works for various industrial applications.


Well, centrifugal process pumps are the most used industrial pumps in India and around the globe.

In fact, most of the processing lines which transfer liquid from one place to another are relly on centrifugal pumps.

This brief guide has everything you need to know about the centrifugal pumps.

If you have never heard the word centrifugal pumps, we’ll show you how it works in industries.

And if you’re an already aware of centrifugal pumps? We’ll reveal some advanced features about our pumps that force you to use our centrifugal pumps for your applications.

And in this brief guide, we walk you through how does a centrifugal pump work and its importance in manufacturing and processing industries.

Getting started with how does a centrifugal process work?

What is centrifugal force?

The centrifugal force is the force that is needed to move the things as you would think in a reference frame that is accelerating. Basically, any type of material traveling in a circle behaves as if it is experiencing an outward force is called centrifugal force. Centrifugal force depends on the mass of the object, the speed of the rotation, and the distance from the center; and the greater distance from the center, the greater the force. Working Principle Of Centrifugal Pump

You will be stunned after knowing that centrifugal force actually does not exist. It can only feel because we all are in an anon-internal coordinate system.  

Importance of centrifugal force in centrifugal pump.

Centrifugal pump uses the centrifugal force to pump a liquid from one place to another. By rotating the impeller centrifugal force is generated and that causes the liquid to leave the impeller vanes at a higher velocity that it had when it entered. Due to the lowest impeller eye, a liquid can continuously flow through the pump.

What is centrifugal pump?

Centrifugal pumps are the highly-advanced and most used industrial pump for the transfer of the liquid from one place to another. It can be used in industry, agriculture, power generation plants, petroleum, pharmaceutical, municipal and many other industrial applications. Basically, it is a pump that moves liquid and other fluid using centrifugal force.Centrifugal Pump

It is generally used when handling a large quantity of liquid with high-flow rates is required. For high viscous liquid, additional horsepower will require to work on the centrifugal pump.

How centrifugal pump works?

Many people are aware of the principle of the forced vortex flow. Centrifugal pump exactly on that principle. It means when a certain mass of liquid is allowed to rotate by an external torque than there is a rise in pressure head of the rotating liquid take place. The rise of pressure head is used to transfer the liquid from one place to another.

You may be wondering how liquid is lifted at a certain height?

In centrifugal pump, there is an outlet of the impeller with the more radius and due to the big radius the rise in the pressure head is more and the liquid at the outlet discharged with a high-pressure head. Now you can easily understand that because of this high-pressure head, the liquid can be easily lifted at a certain height.

The best part?

Sujal Engineering the most renowned name in industrial pump manufacturing in India. We manufacture and supplies centrifugal pumps for various industries where transfer liquid from one place to another is a big issue. Our centrifugal pump is a machine that uses rotation to impart velocity to a liquid. It converts velocity into a flow.

Our centrifugal pump has an impeller and the impeller is a hydraulic component that rotates to impart velocity to the pumped liquid. It is the most suitable for higher flows and for pumping lower viscosity liquids.

Technical Specifications:

Type: End-Suction and Back-Pullout Type Centrifugal Pump
Capacity: up to 1100 m3/hr
Head: up to 150 Meter
Pressure:  up to 15 kg/cm2
Size: 25mm to 300mm
Speed: up to 3500 rpm
Temperature: up to 350° C
M.O.C.: CI, CS, SS304 / 316, SS 304 L/316L, Alloy 20, Hast alloy B or C,CD4MCU, etc…….

Salient Features:

  • For pumping hazardous liquids
  • Don’t have any leakage problem
  • Low maintenance cost
  • Robust construction
  • Noiseless performance
  • Less frictional losses


  • Chemical industry
  • Wastewater in industrial, chemical and food processing applications
  • Mining industry
  • Mineral processing
  • Industrial slurry
  • Draining mine
  • Real estate
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Textile industry starch industry
  • Paper and pulp industry

Here’s the deal:

Sujal Engineering has developed a wide range of industrial pumps for various industrial applications. Our industrial pumps range includes a centrifugal pump, rotary gear pump, slurry pump, vertical sump pump, air-cooled pump and many more. We have expertise in manufacturing centrifugal pumps from last many years. Our highly skilled staff has solved the numbers of problems related to centrifugal pumps in various industries by supplying our effective centrifugal pump.

If you are looking for the best industrial pumps in the market then centrifugal pumps by Sujal Engineering is a right choice for you. To know more about our company and product range visit our website:

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