Press Release: TecQuipment Launches Series and Parallel Pumps

28th March, 2019 – Nottingham, UK – TecQuipment, leading provider of high quality educational equipment for engineering disciplines has today launched a new fluid mechanics teaching product, the Series and Parallel Pumps Bench-Top Test Set (H52). This is an entry-level apparatus for understanding single and dual pumps individually and in both series and parallel. 

The simplicity of this apparatus means that this can be used for illustrating the basics of centrifugal pump performance, applicable for many generic engineering foundation courses, requiring little direction for carrying out experiments.

“This has been introduced in response to a growing demand within the market for a compact bench-top teaching apparatus for understanding fluid mechanics that would teach the basics of pump performance, while being small and light. The price of this product compared to the larger more advanced products we offer for understanding pump performance, is clearly a big advantage for some. We already have orders in place, with the first going to France,” commented TecQuipment’s Sales and Marketing Director Jon Chicken.

Pumps in Practice

In many civil engineering applications a single pump cannot deliver the flow rate or head necessary for a particular need. In the real world, two or more can be combined in series to increase the height to which a fluid can be pumped, or in parallel to increase the flow rate. The Series and Parallel Pumps Bench-top Test Set allows students to learn by practice concepts such as head versus flow and efficiency versus flow.  The included user manual outlines supporting theory and step-by-step instructions for a range of experiments, making it easy for Lecturers and Laboratory Technicians to integrate this into their teaching syllabus.

The Series and Parallel Pumps Bench-top Test Set is part of the Pumps and Turbines sub range within the fluid mechanics range from TecQuipment.

For more information visit or contact 0115 972 2611

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About TecQuipment

TecQuipment is the leading provider of high quality educational equipment for engineering disciplines. The products allow students and educators to perform practical experiments to illustrate engineering principles relating to aerodynamics, control engineering, process control, hydraulics and fluid mechanics, material testing and properties, structures, renewable energies, mechanics and dynamics, thermodynamics and heat transfer, along with electrical power systems.

The company was founded 61 years ago by the Head of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nottingham and the Managing Director of a clock making company. Over this period, TecQuipment has grown in recognition of its reliable and robust products that are all designed and manufactured to the ISO9001 standard in Nottinghamshire, UK, delivered with a 5-year warranty. The products are used by students and educators across the world, in over 1500 establishments in more than 100 countries.

Contact Dionne Knowles Marketing Manager TecQuipment ++44 (0) 115 9722 611