Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Methanol medium pressure pump needed

  1. May 12, 2008 #1
    I have a project that i am doing that requires that i pump methanol at a temperature of about 140F at a volume of about 1 to 2 gpm and a pressure of around 150 - 200 psi. It must be capable of 'run dry' by which i mean that it may not always have fluid to pump. Can anyone give me a lead on a pump that will fill this need?
  2. jcsd
  3. May 12, 2008 #2


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    Last edited: May 12, 2008
  4. May 13, 2008 #3


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor

    You'll probably have to go with a large peristaltic pump. I must say that the flow and higher pressure that you're looking for may make it tough to find in a single package.

    Try taking a look here:

    This one I came across will do the flow and the pressure. I didn't look into chemical compatibility though.
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?

Similar Discussions: Methanol medium pressure pump needed