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Offline tom

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silicone hose restriction?
« on: January 25, 2011, 12:25:22 PM »
I am thinking of trying silicone hose for beer because of its flexibility. Anyone know what kind of flow restriction it has?
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Re: silicone hose restriction?
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2011, 01:39:27 PM »
orifice coefficients are usually a function of shape.  flow rate will be restricted by length and cross section.  (given same hydraulic head) the actual surface resistance of the silicone will be negligible most likely compared to these other factors
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Re: silicone hose restriction?
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2011, 02:18:31 PM »
cool, thanks
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