- or with values
dpv = 0.8 (15 kPa) / (1 - 0.8)
= 60 kPa
The flow factor for the valve with volume flow 1.4 l/s can be estimated to approximately
Kv = 7
by using this flow factor diagram. For a Straight Through Diaphragm Valve of "Saunders" type this corresponds to a 15 mm valve.
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