Many vane pumps have a box-shaped housing.
Vane pumps are a little like a Swiss watch: full of small, intricate parts wrapped up in a tidy package.
Despite the fragile appearance of the vane pump internal works, it is an excellent flow source for many applications.
There are two main designs for vane pumps.
Vane pumps have a rotor that spins inside a large circular or oval chamber called a cam ring.
Vane chambers increase in volume on the inlet side where they take in fluid, and decrease in volume on the discharge side which forces the fluid out of the pump.
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