Boiler Feed Pumping and Feed Units

Stock Boiler Feed Units VBF

The Hoffman Specialty Series VBF, vertical boiler feed unit provides engineered reliability for precise water level control in modern steam boilers. Units are supplied in 30, 50, 100 and 200 gallon steel receiver sizes, with gauge glass assembly and mechanical make up valve. Pump are the system proven, close coupled, centrifugal pump with bronze impeller, renewable bronze wearing ring, carbon ceramic/mechanical seal rated to 250ºF and cast iron housing. Motors are vertically mounted drip proof ball bearing design with built in overload protection and stainless steel shafts. Pumps are controlled by a dedicated pump control on the boiler (available as optional) responding to water level change in the boiler. This maintains optimum steaming level in the boiler for maximum performance and safety. Receiver sizes 30, 50 and 100 gallon have provisions for simplex or duplex pumps. 200 gallon receiver has a third pump opening with a blanked off flange for the field addition of a third pump if required.

Feature and Benefits

  • Engineered Reliability
  • NPT Inlet, Vent, and Overflow Receiver Openings
  • Field tested performance. Thousands installed and operating economically and efficiently
  • Close Coupled Pump Design
  • Mechanical Seal Construction
  • Bronze Fitted Centrifugal Pump
  • Stainless Steel Motor Shaft
  • Renewable Bronze Wearing Ring
  • Quiet, Ball Bearing Motor with Dual Voltages
  • 100% Factory Tested
  • Available From Factory Stock or Local Stock

General Selection Tools:

  • ESP-PLUS for B&G Centrifugal Pumps, Booster Pumps, Pump Accessories, and Air Separator
  • ESP-PARTS for replacement parts selection
  • ESP-TANKS Expansion tank selection
  • CAD Drawings for 2D and 3D dimensional drawings in many formats
  • ESP-PICV is a quick and easy way to size and select Ultra Setter Pressure Independent Control Valves using just their flow rate. It eliminates the need to sort through technical documents or catalogs to size the right control valves for your job. Simply enter your required flow rate and ESP-PICV shows you all of the Ultra Setter valves that can meet that flow. You can also find CAD models and valve submittals, and once you've made all of your selections click "Send" and you can request pricing from your local rep.

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Steam + Water Pressure Reducing Values

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