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#1 A.Kangaris

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Posted 28 September 2020 - 09:53 AM

Hello,

 

I have a reciprocating pump that needs to pump a chemical at two different tanks at the same time but at different dosing rate. Is it possible to achieve this with a control valve? Is it vulnerable to damage in this configuration? What's the standard way?



#2 latexman

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Posted 28 September 2020 - 10:17 AM

One way is to create a header using a PT and CV that spills back to the source tank.  Then, use the destination(s) weigh cells or a flow meter and a CV for each destination.



#3 Bobby Strain

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Posted 28 September 2020 - 12:48 PM

Don't be cheap. Provide 2 dosing pumps. And a spare if necessary.

 

Bobby



#4 breizh

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Posted 28 September 2020 - 05:48 PM

Hi,

You should consult representative of Pulsafeeder , Lewa or Milton Roy .

Load cells or weigh cells on each chemical tanks  associated with PLC to calculate the mass over time  are also an option .

Good luck

Breizh


Edited by breizh, 29 September 2020 - 12:14 AM.





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