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LOW-HEAD PRESSURE PUMP [1 record]

Record 1 2005-07-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Pumps
  • Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics (Physics)
DEF

A pump ... specifically designed to deliver [fluid] to heads of between 0.5 and 8.0m.

CONT

Low-head pumps are used in systems that move relatively large volumes of water at low pressures; such systems include pumped effluent drain fields, low-pressure dosing systems, dosing of treatment systems, and alternative collection systems.

Key term(s)
  • low-head pressure pump

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pompes
  • Mécanique des fluides et hydraulique (Physique)
CONT

L'eau chaude provenant du système à haute pression était montée par des pompes basse pression dans un réservoir de tête à 12 ou 13 m au-dessus du niveau du sol, de façon à fournir l'excédent de pression nécessaire.

Spanish

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