Protect your investment. Eliminate water hammer.
Water hammer has the potential to cause significant damage to pumping systems. Most in the pumping industry have a tale to tell about burst or collapsed pipes, or broken or damaged valves, pressure gauges and even pumps. This white paper looks at ways to prevent this costly damage and extend the life of pumping systems. We discuss:
- The basics of water hammer, including the primary causes
- Controlled valve closure
- Preventing water hammer with electronic speed control (both fixed speed and variable
- What you need to know when using electronic speed control to manage water hammer
- The imporatnce of acceleration & deceleration control