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CHEMICAL FEED SYSTEMS BASIC

DESIGN

CHEMICAL FEED SYSTEMS BASIC DESIGN


Common
accessories why
used.
St
Strainer
i
Calibration
column
Pressure gauge
Pressure relief
valve
Diaphragm seal
Pulsation
dampener
Back pressure
valve
Flow meter

CHEMICAL FEED SYSTEMS BASIC DESIGN


SUCTION
Strainer removes
particulates from
process fluid.
Calibration column
used
d tto determine
d t
i
actual flow at different
set points.

CHEMICAL FEED SYSTEMS BASIC DESIGN


SUCTION AND DISCHARGE
Pressure g
gauge
g with isolator
provides visual indication of
process pressure.
Pulsation dampener used
on reciprocating
i
ti
pumpstransforms reciprocating flow
to laminar flow.

WHY USE A PULSATION DAMPENER?

Suction pulsation dampener transforms flow between


tank and dampener to laminar flow.
Di h
Discharge
pulsation
l ti
dampener
d
t
transforms
f
flow
fl
between
b t
dampener and discharge point to laminar flow.

CHEMICAL FEED SYSTEMS


BASIC DESIGN
DISCHARGE
Pressure relief valve protects
the feed system from
overpressurization.
i ti
Back pressure valve creates
a consistent artificial
pressure against which the
pumps operate.

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CHEMICAL
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CHEMICAL FEED SYSTEMS BASIC DESIGN


Keep suction pipe as
short as possible
Keep pump stroke rate
low to moderate
Keep piping diameters
large
Flooded suction is
ideal
Do not be fooled by
reciprocating flow use pulsation
l ti
dampening devices
Pressure relief valves
always recommended
Consider
C
id closing
l i
th
the
loop when high
precision automated
flow control is required.
The more pressure
gauges the better

CHEMICAL FEED SYSTEMS BASIC DESIGN

QUESTIONS?