Submerisble molten metal pump

  • US 5,203,681 A
  • Filed: 08/21/1991
  • Issued: 04/20/1993
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/21/1991
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A submersible molten metal pump comprising:

  • a pump casing having a cylindrical non-volute pump chamber defined therein, at least one inlet opening, and a tangential discharge opening;

    a rotor in said chamber sized to fit through said at least one inlet opening;

    a rotor shaft attached to said rotor and extending upwardly therefrom,at least one support post attached to said casing and extending upwardly therefrom in parallel with said rotor shaft, andsuperstructure positioned above said casing and includinga mounting plate,means on said plate engaging said at least one support post,a motor mount attached to said plate,a motor on said motor mount, andcoupling means for operatively connecting said motor to said rotor shaft.

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