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Suction Pressure

Modified on Monday, 02 February 2015 12:17 AM by mpieler Categorized as Extrusion Hints
Suction Pressure
Vol. 24 #2, Sept. 1997

When using an extrusion gear pump where pump suction pressure is higher than discharge, a regenerative drive system must be used to prevent the extruder from hydraulically drawing the pump and compromising the metering accuracy.

- Dan Smith, LCI Corp.

See also:
  • Gear pump changes
  • Gear pump lubrication
  • Gear pumps
  • Inconsistent gear pump output
  • Protect the pump
  • Pump acceleration rate

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