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Troubleshooting with Differential Pressure

feed flow line pressure testing
A power plant was experiencing a feed water flow problem. The issue was on a line with static pressure exceeding 1000 psi which fed water to one of their steam generators. The plant’s engineers suspected that it may be an issue with a filter, a flow nozzle, or even with the line itself, but couldn’t know for certain until they could isolate and capture one of the transient events. Logging differential pressure—so that they could record readings on both sides of the suspected problem areas—would be the best way to troubleshoot the issue. But that method was initially dismissed by the team, as the cost for a unit to measure differential pressure under so much static pressure would be very expensive.

Crystal Engineering had the solution with the nVision reference recorder. Click here to download our case study for more information.