Follow these steps to halt the secret destroyer of pumps
by Jim Elsey
December 15, 2017

References
Centrifugal Pumps 2nd edition, Igor J. Karassik and Terry McGuire
Suction Side Problems-Gas Entrainment (Centrifugal Pumps Handbook) James H. Ingram
Nuclear Regulatory Commission report # NRC-DR-09-0270 November, 2009, by Allan R. Budris
Pumps & Systems, January 2016, Cavitation vs. Air Entrainment, Dr. Lev Nelik (read it here)

To read other articles in the 'Common Pumping Mistakes' column, go here.

Also, don't forget to read Jim Elsey's "Most Common Reasons for Air Entrainment in Pump Systems" here.

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