Review of pump suction reducer selection: Eccentric or concentric reducers

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Mahaffey, R M; van Vuuren, S J;
  • Publisher: South African Institution of Civil Engineering
  • Subject: numerical modelling | eccentric and concentric reducers | air transport in pipelines | pump station design | computational fluid dynamics (CFD)

Eccentric reducers are traditionally recommended for the pump suction reducer fitting to allow for transportation of air through the fitting to the pump. The ability of a concentric reducer to provide an improved approach flow to the pump while still allowing air to be ... View more
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