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Qualification of pumps and pumping equipment

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Fluids and flow technologies

TFE0-Hall de pompes à Nantes

Effective test benches to optimize your pumping equipment


You are a pumping equipment manufacturer or user, and need to test your equipment at every step of your project:
• validation of a new design
• definition of hydraulic performance for an operating device
• contractual acceptance test


Cetim brings you the following services:
• study of a testing protocol according to a specific need
• execution of standardized or specifications-based tests, on test bench or on-site
Our facilities allow to realize incompressible fluid testings (10 m3/sec, 250 bar and 7.000 kW in water) as well as compressible fluid ones (50 bar et 15 kg/s in air)


• our laboratory is accredited "Cofrac No. 1-0037 - Scope available on" for pumps.
• our expertise in digital and experimental techniques and our unique in Europe testing resources are your best guarantee for reliable results
• you benefit from pluridisciplinary skills from our engineers and technicians to improve your products

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Tests – Products reliability

Qualifying, characterising in order to make sure that the product will fulfil the expected function, but also in order to optimise its performance or to implement quality control: the tests carried out by Cetim apply to all mechanical fields, from the most general to the most specialised one.
Cetim’s experts perform a customised service, from simple standard tests to the design of specific test benches.

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