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What is the most likely reason for vibration and noise at the suction side of a centrifugal pump when it is running?

30 Jul '18, 14:05

July 30, 2018, 2:05 p.m.
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The noise caused by collapsing vapor bubbles due to cavitation. Pump suction head to be increased to stop the cavitation. One or more throttled valves on the suction side may cause the cavitation as well.

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30 Jul '18, 14:09

July 30, 2018, 2:09 p.m.
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