The EDIBON Pipe Network Unit has been designed for enabling different pipe network installations, measuring the flow and pressure, always using water as test fluid.
The objective of this unit is to simulate the problems that could be originated in pipe networks, having this pipes different lengths and diameters, as it happens in the cities.
With these studies, the dimensions of the networks will be clearer, in order to obtain the flow and pressure necessary for them.
A typical case is, for instance, a water distribution network in a town. Predictions of pressure and flow and their variations that take place in a network are of great interest, because, with these data, the pipe types required for such network could be determined with more accuracy.
Anodized aluminium structure and panels in painted steel (epoxy paint).
Main metallic elements in stainless steel.
Diagram in the front panel with similar distribution to the elements in the real unit.
Cables and Accessories, for normal operation.
Lateral panel where all test elements are located.
Aluminium pipe, 16 mm outer diameter.
PVC pipe, 25 mm outer diameter.
PVC pipe, 16 mm outer diameter.
PVC pipe, 20 mm outer diameter.
Methacrylate pipe, 16 mm outer diameter.
Connection of 4 pipes with drain or outlet valve.
Connection of 3 pipes.
Straight connection of a pipe with outlet valve.
Pipe connection with outlet pipe in the shape of a siphon.
Connection of 2 pipes with outlet valve. (3 units).
Connection of 2 pipes with pressure taking.
Connection of 2 pipes without pressure taking.
2 Manometric tubes, 1000 mm H O. 2
2 Bourdon type manometers, range: 0-2.5 bar.
Pressure takings in the test elements.
Valves for distributing the flow to the network.
Hydraulics Bench (FME00):
Mobile Hydraulics Bench, made in polyester reinforced with fibreglass, and mounted on wheels for mobility.
Centrifugal pump, 0.37 KW, 30-80 l/min at 20.1-12.8 m., single phase 220V./ 50 Hz or 110V./60 Hz.
Runner made in stainless steel.
Sump tank capacity: 165 litres.
Small channel: 8 litres.
Flow measurement: volumetric tank, gauged from 0 to 7 litres for low flow values and from 0 to 40 litres for high flow values.
Level tube with a scale that shows the water level in the upper tank.
Flow stilling baffle for reducing the turbulence rate.
Control valve for regulating the flow.
Remote hand-operating dump valve in the base of the volumetric tank.
Safety switch and contact light.
Manufactured with corrosion resistant materials ensuring a long life of the unit.
This unit is supplied with the following manuals: Required Services, Assembly and Installation, Starting-up, Safety, Maintenance, and Practices Manuals.