Julian Atchia, director of engineered products for SJE-Rhombus, recently was recognized by the Hydraulic Institute (HI) for his technical leadership and contributions in the creation of ANSI/HI Standards.
worked to update the standard for Rotodynamic Submersible Pumps for Hydraulic
Performance, Hydrostatic Pressure, Mechanical, and Electrical Acceptance Tests,
ANSI/HI 11.6-2011. This newly revised standard changes direction and represents
a major departure from the previous Submersible Pump Test Standard (ANSI/HI
11.6-2001) in that the submersible pump is guaranteed and tested as a complete
Standards are accepted references for anyone involved in pumps, including
users, consultants, contractors, construction firms, manufacturers of pumps,
seals, motors, instrumentation, controls, and pump software developers and
systems integrators. HI periodically introduces new standards based on industry
needs. The organization’s complete library of ANSI/HI standards for the pump
industry is available in both electronic and print formats ateStore.Pumps.org.