Suction Diffuser

Design Features

  • Reduces installation costs by replacing the strainer, elbow, and entry pipe on the suction side of the pump
  • Integral straightening vanes ensure uniform flow to the suction Inlet of the pump
  • Minimal pressure drop (Oversized body & screen)
  • Perforated stainless steel screen with a 20 mesh stainless steel. removable start-up sleeve to help promote a cleaner more trouble free system
  • Bolted cover plate with O-ring seal – standard. (Knobs available upon request)
  • Cast supporting pads on the diffuser body offer easy mounting of standard I.D. support foot
  • Tapping for inlet and outlet differential connections – Optional
  • Drain connection with plug – standard
  • Magnetic strip on request

Applications

The Teleflo Suction diffuser mounts to the suction side of a pump in either a horizontal or vertical position. It is designed to remove any foreign matter that may be hazardous to the pump or other system components, while providing the proper flow conditions to the pump. Where space is limited, the Teleflo suction diffuser can be used as an elbow (in some cases a reducing elbow) with a built in strainer easy maintenance and system performance.

Construction

The Teleflo Suction Diffusers are constructed from rugged cast iron castings that are machined to exacting specifications. These bodies have drilled flanges that are in accordance with ASME B16.1.

Material Data

BODY CAST IRON, CAST STEEL, SS304, SS316, FABRICATED CS
SCREEN STAINLESS STEEL (SS304, SS316), BRASS
MESH SLEEVE STAINLESS STEEL (SS304, SS316), BRASS
COVER CAST IRON, CAST STEEL, SS304, SS316, FABRICATED CS
GASKETS CAF, NEOPRENE
HEX HEAD BOLT † STEEL
PLUG CAST CARBON STEEL
STUB SAME AS BODY

* Ductile Iron Knobs are available upon request.

Screen Sizes

SIZE SCREEN PERFORATION OPEN AREA
2” to 12” 3/16″ 51%

* 20 mesh stainless steel sleeves are provided with all Suction Diffusers for start up applications.

Working Pressures - Non Shock

NOM. RATING MEDIA 2” to 12” 14” and Larger
125# (FLANGED) W.O.G. 200 PSI @ 150 °F 150 PSI @ 150 °F

Dimensions

Size A B C D E F G H Weight (Lbs)
Inlet X Outlet Screen Removal Blow Down Connection Pipe Support I.D
2 X 1-1/2 10 4-1/2 4-1/2 7 6 8-13/16 3/4 1.02 24
2 X 2 10 4-1/2 4-1/2 7 6 8-13/16 3/4 1.02 24
2-1/2 X 2 10-5/8 5 5 7-13/16 6-9/16 9-1/8 3/4 1.02 27
2-1/2 X 2-1/2 10-5/8 5 5 7-13/16 6-9/16 9-1/8 3/4 1.02 37
3 X 2 10 4-1/2 5-1/2 8-1/8 6 9-5/8 3/4 1.30 42
3 X 2-1/2 11-3/16 5-1/2 5-1/2 9 7 9-5/8 3/4 1.30 46
3 X 3 11-3/16 5-1/2 5-1/2 9 7 9-5/8 3/4 1.30 51
4 X 3 13-1/8 6-1/2 6-1/2 11 8-.3/4 11-1/2 1 1.30 74
4 X 4 13 6-1/2 6-1/2 11 8-1/4 11-1/2 1 1.30 76
5 X 4 15-1/2 7-1/2 7-1/2 13 10 14-7/8 1 1.30 106
5 X 5 15-1/2 7-1/2 7-1/2 13-3/4 10 14-7/8 1 1.30 111
6 X 4 13-1/8 6-1/2 8 12-3/16 8-3/4 16-9/16 1 1.30 93
6 X 5 16-5/8 8 8 14-7/16 10-11/16 16-9/16 1 1.30 128
6 X 6 16-5/8 8 8 14-1/2 10-11/16 16-9/16 1 1.30 149
8 X 5 19-3/16 9 7-9/16 13-1/8 13 16-7/8 1 1.30 178
8 X 6 16-7/8 8 9 15-1/2 10-11/16 16-7/8 1 1.30 178
8 X 8 21-3/8 9 9 17-1/4 11-5/8 22-7/8 1-1/4 2.05 267
10 X 8 21-3/16 9 11 19-1/4 11-5/8 22-7/8 1-1/4 2.05 353
10 X 10 26-11/16 11 11 20-3/4 14-3/16 30-1/4 1-1/4 2.05 388
12 X 8 21-11/16 11 11 19-1/4 13-5/8 22-7/8 1-1/4 2.05 492
12 X 10 26-11/16 11 12 21-3/4 14-3/16 33 1-1/4 2.05 492
12 X 12 26-11/16 12 12 21-3/4 15-3/8 28-3/4 1-1/4 2.05 529

* Larger sizes available on request
Certified dimensional drawings and metric drawings available upon request.