Controlling Water Hammer
The most effective means of controlling water hammer is a measured, compressible cushion of air which is permanently separated from the water system. Sioux Chief arresters employ a pressurized cushion of air and a two O-ring piston, which permanently separates this air cushion from the water system. When the valve closes and the water flow is suddenly stopped, the pressure spike pushes the piston up the arrester chamber against the pressurized cushion of air. The air cushions in the arrester reacts instantly, absorbing the pressure spike that causes water hammer. Although arresters are typically tested to 10,000 cycles, Sioux
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