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    gpm thru 2\" pipe at 50 psi (8 Posts)

  • N/A @ 7:02 PM

    I think

    this table is similar to what Mike was referring to.

  • Mike T., Swampeast MO Mike T., Swampeast MO @ 6:32 PM
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    Don't have it with me now, but there's a table in the little black book named Pocket Reference that allows you to estimate GPM from an open pipe by measuring the horizontal distance it takes for the stream to drop x inches. EXCEPTIONAL little book.
  • ALH ALH @ 6:55 PM
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    bernoulli and others

    It's a free jet, pretty close to this (some rounding to get the 4): GPM=4*(the square of the diameter in inches)*(square root of the gauge pressure in psi) so GPM = 4 * 2^2 * sqrt(50) = 113GPM
  • taylor86 taylor86 @ 6:51 PM
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    how did you get the 4

    I was wondering how you got the 4?
  • Mike T., Swampeast MO Mike T., Swampeast MO @ 10:16 AM
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    Yep. That's exactly what I was thinking of.
  • Henry Henry @ 8:43 AM
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    It does not work like that! Use the B&G System Syzer. Example: 45 GPM in a 2 inch iron pipe, within normal design parameters can pass 48 GPM with a loss of 4.5ft (aprox 10 PSI) per 100 ft of pipe. I looked up a pressure loss table. At 50 PSI ( pressure loss) per 100 FT, it is a flow of 116 GPM which is entirely unrealistic. It surpases the maximum recommended velocity of 10 FPS! The lenght of the pipe is the most important factor, if you are working either with a pump or city pressure on an open system.
  • RJ RJ @ 9:48 AM
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    look up  water flow through hose - Engineering Tool Box   there is a curve.
  • chad chad @ 6:15 PM
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    gpm thru 2\" pipe at 50 psi

    Wondering what the gpm's are on a open ended 2" pipe at 50 psi? No friction loss or head. Just looking for a rough measurement.
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