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Line size & flow

Line size & flow

Line size & flow

I have a Zone 1 triplex pump and the inlet is 4" 206 and the discharge is 2" FIG 1502

I want to measure the flow and i had only 4" turbine meter, when i rig-up with the line and the flow is not as per the data-book.

How can i get the required flow.

I don't have 2 " turbine meter.


RE: Line size & flow

Got a barrel and a stopwatch?

Mike Halloran
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

RE: Line size & flow

Rent a magnetic flow meter or ultrasonic?

Best to you,

Goober Dave

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RE: Line size & flow

if you have a positive displacement pump a turbine meter will not work as you've discovered,

you'd be better of with pump rpm's

not an easy measurment unless you have flow pulsation dampeners and suitable piping layout

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