Ideally, positive-displacement pumps generate flow that is independent of outlet pressure. The lower the internal leakage, the less the pump’s flow reacts to changing outlet pressures. In fact, a textbook positive-displacement pump would have no internal leakage and exhibit no reaction to changes in outlet pressure...
Register or Sign in below to download the full article in .PDF format, including high-resolution graphics and schematics when applicable.
Register for Complete Access (Valid Email Required)
By registering on Hydraulics & Pneumatics now, you'll not only gain access to Hydraulic-Electric Analogies: Hydraulic Power Conversion, Part 4 (.PDF Download), you'll also receive a complimentary copy of Hydraulics & Pneumatics 2016 Salary & Career Report.