Posts Tagged ‘Vena contracta’

Preventing Cavitation in Liquid Applications

Posted in Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Wednesday, May 21st, 2014. No comments yet
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In the Fisher Valve & Instruments YouTube series on reducing cavitation in your process flows, the 3-minute second video, Cavitation Mitigation Part 2 shows a split line demonstration of cavitation. I highlighted Part 1 in yesterday’s post, Reducing Cavitation in Piping. Emerson’s Melissa Niesen, shows the difference in flow patterns across a thick plate in […]

Reducing Cavitation in Piping

Posted in Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014. One comment so far
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Emerson’s team responsible for Fisher Valves & Instruments products has a great series of YouTube videos on piping cavitation and ways to mitigate the damage that it can cause. Melissa Niesen, a research engineer, uses the Marshalltown Innovation Center flow lab to provide visual and auditory demonstration of cavitation in action. In the first 8:13 […]