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Question:

Why does the centrifugal pump start with a closed valve and the axial pump starts with an opening valve?

Why does the centrifugal pump start with a closed valve and the axial pump starts with an opening valve?

Answer:

Because the characteristic curves of the two are different.The power of centrifugal pump decreases with the decrease of flow rate. When the flow rate is zero, the power is minimum, so the centrifugal pump is started with a closed valve.
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The power of axial flow pump decreases with the increase of flow rate, and it is a steep curve, so the centrifugal pump starts with an open valve.
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Centrifugal pumps require a vacuum to produce negative pressure, which allows atmospheric pressure to lift the water surfaceAxial flow pump impeller is thrust on water
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