RE: [PipingDesign] Axial flow piston check valve - Fouling service

From: <Al>
Date: Wed Oct 13 2004 - 20:10:00 EDT

we have/ are with vtb (very thick bitumen) which is a much nastier fouling version of crude

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From: Paul Bowers [mailto:pbowers@pipingdesign.com] Sent: Saturday, October 09, 2004 1:01 PM To: PipingDesign@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [PipingDesign] Axial flow piston check valve - Fouling service

Sajit Viswan wrote:

> Can an axial flow piston check valve (some times called a nozzle check),
be used for crude oil service on a pump discharge. My question is in relation to the fouling properties of the service that may affect the moving parts of the valve.
>
> Sajit
>
> P.S. Paul pls upload the attachment.

Difficult to do if I don't have access to my computer...

Here's the image Sajit sent in private email:

http://www.pipingdesign.com/photos/check-nozzle.jpg

Paul



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