Active Pulsation Dampener
Tapflo’s DT Active Pulsation Dampener has been designed to fit to our Air Operated Diaphragm Pumps to reduce the pulsations in the output.
What are the main problems and possible faults when using a dampener?
|Problem||Possible Fault||Possible Solution|
|The dampener doesn’t work||The air pressure is too low||Check if the set pressure is equal to the set pressure of the pump|
|The air connection is blocked||Check/clean air supply connection|
|Muffler is blocked||Check/clean/replace muffler|
|Dirt in the diaphragm chamber||Remove debris from the chamber|
|Diaphragm breakdown||Replace diaphragm|
|Liquid leaks from the dampener||Screws on the housing are not properly tightened||Check tightening torques|
|Damaged diaphragm||Check/replace diaphragm|
|Tension/stress from the installation||Adjust installation, eliminate stress & provide separate support for dampener|
|Liquid leaks from the muffler||Diaphragm breakdown||Replace diaphragm|
|Diaphragm Breakdown||Wrong materials selected||Contact us with detailed chemical composition of the product|
|System pressure is too high||Use air treatment system to protect|
|Suction pressure is too high||Make sure there is a pressure balance between the air and liquid side of the diaphragm|