Armstrong In The Media

What is Pump Cavitation? How cavitation of pumps can damage your system.

Posted by Peter Wolff on Oct 24, 2022 4:25:13 PM

As Seen On: July 27, 2021

Pump Cavitation

Cavitation is a condition that can affect any fluid flow system. Despite it being an ever-present threat, it is not well understood. In the simplest possible terms, cavitation involves the formation of water vapor bubbles that damage metal components when they collapse back to the liquid phase. Here are some common questions and answers that relate to cavitation. To help operators diagnose cavitation remotely, Armstrong offers Pump Manager, a cloud-based subscription service that tracks performance and provides notifications on any issues.

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Topics: In The Media, Cavitation, Pump Cavitation

Fluid management data monitoring and analytics services can assist in preventing injuries and system damage.

Posted by Tunji Asiwaju on Sep 23, 2019 2:07:59 AM

As Seen On: - August 28, 2019

There are many stories of expensive pump repairs and performance problems brought on by cavitation. In one case, a municipal water department was replacing impellers for its reservoir feed valve every 18 months, for years, until engineering efforts produced an accurate diagnosis and resolution.

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Topics: In The Media, Pump Manager, Cavitation

Armstrong’s Pump Manager, an Active Performance Management™ Service, Detects and Reports Cavitation

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Jun 3, 2019 10:29:14 AM

As Seen on - May 29, 2019

Armstrong Fluid Technology’s has announced the availability of an innovative new capability on Pump Manager, an Active Performance Management Service, that can detect and alert building managers about impending pump cavitation.

Effective immediately, Design Envelope pumps will have the capability to detect cavitation and deliver an alert to a previously established contact.

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Topics: Design Envelope, In The Media, Pump Manager, Active Performance Management, Cavitation

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