On Wed, 14 Sep 2005 10:02:01 +0100, "Roland Craven"
I don't think they're interchangeable, but there are vane pumps for
I've even seen one vane pump that was shifting solids around - plastic
beads going into an injection moulder. I think it was more of a metering
control than a pump - it fed straight into a screw conveyor
We often get vane pumps in for repair,and in most cases the air movers have
carbon vanes and the liquid movers have metal vanes.Contradictory to that
the first engine I restored was a JAP Mk 5 on a "Climax Rock Drill
Engineering" compressor set dated 1942 and that had steel vanes.
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