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What are the typical solution for the excessive inlet pressure loss?

asked Aug 31, 2015 in Process by ChemKB (8,210 points)

If the inlet pressure loss is more than 3% then what are the recomended solutions?

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answered Oct 20, 2016 by dauod (1,080 points)
For a relief valve, increase the inlet pipe diameter, or decrease the inlet line length.

If possible, increase the set pressure, if set is below the system deign pressure.

For existing systems, one of the relief cases, such as blocked flow may be eliminated by controlling the source, for example by using a shutdown valve.

Or the relieving flow for one of the scenarios may be reduced, for example, with a restriction orifice.
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