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LAKOS Water Filtration for Cooling Tower Performance

Cooling towers work tirelessly to maintain optimal performance. However, the presence of airborne contaminants, impurities, and suspended solids in the tower's water supply can impact their effectiveness. This article discusses the importan...

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pump system resistance curves by John Brooks Company

Basic System Curve Calculations and Pump Performance

What is a System Resistance Curve for a Pump? The pump system resistance curve is a graphical representation of the relationship between the...
Vortexing and air entrainment in Pumps by John Brooks Company.

How Vortexing Can Impact Pump Performance

WHAT IS VORTEXING? Vortexing occurs when a liquid's surface is drawn too close to an inlet pipe, causing air to enter the system. This sucti...
Pressure Gauges and Compound Gauges by John Brooks Company

Introduction to Pressure Gauges and How They Measure Water Pressure

What Are Pressure Gauges? A pressure gauge is a device that measures the pressure of fluids, gas, or vapours in a pressure-powered unit to m...

An Introduction to Centrifugal Pumps: How do they work?

What Is a Centrifugal Pump? Pumps are usually identified by the mechanism they use to move liquids. In the case of centrifugal pumps, they u...