Venturi tube_F700

Type: F700

 

Description

 

The venturi tube is characterized by its tapered inlet and diverging outlet. This design greatly reduces head loss to the system when compared to an orifice plate, in fact, the venturi can handle 25 ~ 50 % more flow, than an orifice for comparable larger line size and lower head loss.

 

The venturi is well suited for dirty fluids. There are no places for dirt to build up in the tube. Traditionally, the venturi tube has been used on low pressure gas flow, water and waste applications. Venturi tubes are generally constructed with the system of pressure taps which project radially into the pipe and feed into a common camber known as a piazometer ring.

 

This multiple tap arrangement provides an average pressure reading over the entire circumference of the element. As a result, the need for a long pipe runs is eliminated. A general rule is that a venturi tube requires only half the upstream and downstream runs of an orifice plate. The discharge coefficient of the venturi is constant and predictable to ±1 % for pipe reynolds numbers greater than 100,000. Venturi elements are not as reliable at lower reynolds numbers (Figure 10). The venturi tube is a relatively high cost device. However, low pumping costs and reduced piping requirements can make it cost effective.

 

Specification

 

Venturi type

 

Fabricated flange type
Fabricated weld-in type
Machined flange type
Machined weld-in type

 

Flow calculation standards

 

ISO 5167-4

 

Flange ratings

 

JIS 10, 16, 20, 30, 40 and 63K
ANSI class 150, 300, 600 and 900Lb

 

Nominal pipe sizes available

 

50 ~ 1,200 mm
2" ~ 48"

 

Material

 

Carbon steel
304SS, 316SS and 316L SS

 

 

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Venturi tube F700