Quality Assurance

North America Pumps Inc Quality Assurance program conforms or meets most recognized specifications, including:

  • API-610 latest edition
  • ANSI / Hydraulic Institute

Pump Design

North America Pumps Inc utilizes licensed professional engineers, hydraulic design engineers, 3D design/modeling CAD, to ensure maximum design control.

Mechanical Design

Computerized structural Reed frequency analysis of resonant frequency operation. Pressure vessel design per ASME Boiler and Pressure Code Section VIII.

Pump Rotor Design

  • Spacing between bearing designed to eliminate critical frequency
  • Torsional Analysis calculations
  • Dynamic balancing as a minimum to ISO 1940 Grade G1.0

Material Selection

  • Material selection against sulfide stress cracking (SSC) per NACE MR0175
  • Evaluation for material corrosion allowances per ASME
  • Material selection and design to protect against corrosion and erosion corrosion

Weldment Design

  • Weld joint design per ASME code
  • Weldment residual stress relief by furnace, electrical induction blanket and vibratory method
  • ASME Code Section IX certified weld procedure qualifications
 


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