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Prevention of Water Hammer at Valve Closing

Water hammer due to valve closing is unfortunately a common risk as valve closing dramatically reduces flow – "blocking" the water path. In this short blog, we look at the problem and recommended solutions.


Water hammer caused by valve slamming at closing.

  • Valve: IR-2"-100 series, commanded by external pressure (no specific application is
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Silvana Coelho

Silvana Coelho
Application Engineer for the Irrigation Sector and supporting Latin America.

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