Water Pump Dubai
Water pump cavitation is one of the biggest dangers to the proper function and lifespan of any pump. Cavitation, a term that describes the formation of bubbles or empty spaces within the liquid inside a pump. If you’re not familiar with pump operation, the idea of a bubble inside water may not seem terribly serious. After all, we see bubbles in liquid all the time, and we see them pop with no consequence just as often. These bubbles inside a pump, however, can cause severe damage over time and can point to serious issues you’ll need to address.
There are two kinds of pump cavitation: suction and discharge. As the names suggest, suction cavitation occurs because of issues with water intake, while discharge cavitation is the result of a problem expelling water from the pump. Cavitation means bubbles are forming within the pump, and while a bubble popping in your drink or in the air may not seem like a cause for concern, when those bubbles pop inside your pump, they create shockwaves of energy that can cause damage to the pump impeller over time.
Discharge cavitation happens when more water is forced out by the impeller than the outflow valve can release at one time. The water that can’t escape circles around and, as with suction cavitation, creates bubbles within the pump that can damage the impeller or, even in extreme circumstances, break the impeller shaft.
Cavitation can be detected by the sound it causes your pump to make, often described as “pumping gravel or marbles.” If you’ve tried to suck soda through a straw and hit bottom, you’ve heard a very quiet version of what your pump can sound like when cavitation strikes. If you hear that, be sure to check on your pump maintenance immediately or you could cause severe damage to your equipment.
If you’ve picked the best pump for the job and still find that you’re having cavitation issues, make sure you check your manufacturer recommendations and troubleshooting tools. Always ensure you are running at recommended pressure levels and at the proper altitude, as this can contribute to how much water your pump can move before encountering cavitation issues.
How can you avoid the problem of water pump cavitation?The first and very best way to address cavitation is to make sure you buy the correct pump for your task. If you’ve read the articles on different pump types, you’ve seen that a pump that functions well in one task — say, a submersible pump that helps pump water out of a well — may not be appropriate in another setting — like pumping water across your property to irrigate.
There are many factors to take into account, but you can find help sorting them out with our guide to buying a water pump in dubai. Factors such as distance pumped both vertically and horizontally and the kind of water being pumped — from clean to sewage — will affect the type of pump that best suits your job.
If you still aren’t sure which pump is best for your application, one of our application specialists would be more than happy to answer all of your questions and help you find the best pump for the job. Click here to contact us.