Pressure Drop

PRESSURE DROPĀ P031

Generally referring to the loss of pressure from the outside to the inside of the mechanical seal faces.

The term is sometimes used to explain a reduction in pressure through pipes, fittings and valves.

Loss of head is a better term when you are discussing centrifugal pumps and piping systems. Positive displacement pump people use the term “pressure drop”.

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  • On February 16, 2018