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Whiteboard Sessions

Whiteboard Sessions with
Steve Larson

How Cat Pumps Work

System Design

Whiteboard Sessions

Cavitation Part 1
Cavitation Part 1
Whiteboard Sessions

What is cavitation? What is its effect on a system components? What are the application factors that cause cavitation? Steve Larson, P.E. and Engineering Manager, describes the impacts of cavitation.

Cavitation Part 2
Cavitation Part 2
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Part II of Steve Larsons explanation on cavitation dives deeper into the impact of cavitation and how to prevent it in the future.

Pressure Override
Pressure Override
Whiteboard Sessions

Incorrectly sizing a pressure regulating valve could lead to system overpressurization. Steve Larson, P.E. and Engineering Manager, explains how this happens and how to prevent.

Pulsation
Pulsation
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Why use a pulsation dampener? How do they work? Where is the best location in a system?  Steve Larson, P.E. and Engineering Manager, discusses how to size and locate pulsation dampeners for best results.

Tank Design
Tank Design
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Important design and sizing tips for reservoirs (tanks), when used. Steve Larson, P.E. and Engineering Manager points out the benefits of baffles, where to locate return lines and other tank-related topics.

Pump Rotation
Pump Rotation
Whiteboard Sessions

Is there a preferred rotational direct for Cat Pumps positive displacement high-pressure pumps? Steve Larson, P.E. and Engineering Manager, discusses why pump rotation can matter in an application.

Thermal Valves
Thermal Valves
Whiteboard Sessions

Why are thermal valves sometimes necessary? How do they work and where is the best location in a system? Steve Larson, P.E. and Engineering Manager, provides a complete review of thermal valves.

Temperature
Temperature
Whiteboard Sessions

What is a “safe liquid zone”? How does temperature affect the properties of seals and liquids? Steve Larson, P.E. and Engineering Manager, discusses the key considerations of temperature in a system.

Nozzle Sizing
Nozzle Sizing
Whiteboard Sessions

Join Steve Larson, P.E. and Engineering Manager as he discusses the affects of nozzle sizing and proper selection on your high pressure system.

Nozzle Styles
Nozzle Styles
Whiteboard Sessions

Join Steve Larson, P.E. and Engineering Manager as he discusses the the different types of high pressure nozzles available for your high pressure system.

Line Sizing
Line Sizing
Whiteboard Sessions

Join Steve Larson, P.E. and Engineering Manager as he discusses proper line sizing for your high-pressure pumping system.

Chemical Injectors
Chemical Injectors
Whiteboard Sessions

Join Steve Larson, P.E. and Engineering Manager as he discusses the different methods of chemical injection for your high-pressure pumping system.