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Metering Pump Flow Rate Calculator (Desktop)

Calculate Flow Rates and Pump Settings for Your CDS-John Blue Metering Pump

The CDS-John Blue Metering Pump Flow Rate Calculator works on your desktop computer to calculate your piston pump or squeeze tube pump application rates, pump settings, and other metering pump flow parameters. A mobile version is also available for smart phone and tablet devices. The calculators work in both standard and metric units and instructions are available. Simply enter your information and let the calculator do the work for you.

| Instructions for Use |

Flow Rate Pump Calculator

Choose Your Pump Type

Choose Preferred Units
Select Drive System
Enter Swath Width
(row spacing distance multiplied
by the number of rows)
Enter Number of Teeth for Drive & Driven Sprockets
To decrease pump setting, increase drive or decrease driven number of teeth

To increase pump setting, decrease drive or increase driven number of teeth
Enter Ground Speed Miles Per Hour

I understand that CDS-John Blue Company is furnishing this calculator "as is" and that it is not covered by any warranty whatsoever, whether express, implied, or statutory, including, but not limited to, its freedom from errors, its fitness for any particular purpose, and/or its correct or incorrect use. I agree that by using this calculator, I am doing so at my own risk. I agree to hold CDS-John Blue harmless for any and all damages directly or indirectly related to the use of this calculator. In no respect shall CDS-John Blue Company incur any liability for any damages, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, special, or consequential damages arising out of, resulting from, or in any way connected to the use of this calculator, whether or not based upon warranty, contract, tort, or otherwise; whether or not injury was sustained by persons or property or otherwise; and whether or not loss was sustained from, or arose out of, the results of this calculator and its use.

I understand that all calculations are based upon the information I provide. Always verify the calculated information before entering the field as variables within your system can cause differences between calculated rates and actual output rates.

Click the button below to access your pump settings.

Your Results: Estimated Pump Setting and Application Parameters

Pump Selected: 
Sprocket Ratio:   
Pump RPM:  RPM

Instructions for Use:

  1. Complete all necessary input form fields.
  2. Select either "Piston Pump" or "Squeeze Tube Pump".
  3. Select your "CDS-John Blue Pump Model".
  4. Select your choice of either "English" or "Metric" units of measurement.
  5. If prompted, enter your "Application Rate".
  6. Select whether you utilizes a "Ground Drive" or a "Press/Rub Wheel".
  7. Enter your "Loaded Radius".
  8. When prompted, enter either your "Swath Width" or "Row Space".
  9. Enter the number of teeth for your "Drive and Driven Sprockets" (use multiple rows if necessary).
  10. Enter your "Ground Speed".
  11. Read the "Warning" and the "Terms of Use" provided and and indicate your acceptance of the "Terms of Use" by putting a check in the checkbox.
  12. Click the blue button that says, "Click Here To Get Your Pump Settings".
  13. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to view your CDS-John Blue pump settings.
  14. NOTICE: If after viewing your calculated pump settings, you decide to change any of the input form fields, be sure to resubmit your changes by clicking the blue "Click Here To Get Your Pump Settings" button once again. Failing to do so will result in improper pump settings.