HVN Horizontal Double Suction Pump

Heavy Duty Horizontal API 610 Process Pump (BB2 type)

The HVN pump range are heavy-duty horizontal process pumps for universal applications, in more than 30 pump sizes with a single stage design and in accordance to the latest API 610 standard (BB2 type)

Operation limits

Capacity 100 to 4,200 m³/h (435 to 18,200 gpm)
Head 40 to 350 m (135 to 1,150 ft)
Maximum Pressure up to 40 bar (up to 580 psi)
Temperature 135 to 450 °C (275 to 845 °F)
Applications Heavy duty process applications in: refineries, oil fields, petrochemical and chemical plants


Ruhrpumpen's HVN range of pumps are heavy-duty centrifugal process pumps for universal applications. The HVN range features more than 30 pump sizes with 6 different bearing sizes in a single stage design. It was engineered in accordance to the latest edition of the API 610 standard (BB2 type).

  • Radially split, horizontal single stage centrifugal pump
  • Centerline mounted (API 610)
  • Double volute casing
  • Double suction, enclosed impeller
  • Modular design system
  • Top-Top nozzle arrangement other arrangements on special request
  • Heavy duty process design according to API 610 latest edition (BB2 type)
  • Ring Oil Lubrication other methods available
  • Fan and water cooling available
  • Coke crusher design available for heater charge services
  • Side-side and side-top nozzles available
  • Jacketed casings available for fly ash & similar service
  • Double ended shaft available
  • Materials per API 610

Other materials on request

All pumps are available with flanges acc. to ASME B16.5, 300 lb or alternative acc. to Din 2545, PN 40. For special conditions all relevant ASME- or DIN/ISO-flanges are available.


The HVN performance curve is covering more than 20 pumps with several sets of impellers, especially designed for 50/60 Hz applications:

HVN (BB2 type) pump performance curve