jet impellor wear

Discussion in 'Jet Drives' started by whitepointer23, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. whitepointer23

    whitepointer23 Previous Member

    my vicalen jet is a single stage 10 inch unit, can anyone tell me the specs for impellor clearence. ie: what a new jet clearence is and what the maximum tolerance is.
     
  2. baeckmo
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    baeckmo Hydrodynamics

    Typical radial clearance for this size of unit would be ^0,15 to 0,65 mm. The smaller the better, provided the end bearing is ok.
     
  3. whitepointer23

    whitepointer23 Previous Member

    thanks for that. it performs fine but i thought i better measure the clearance to make sure it is in spec. the bearings feel good.
     
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