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Peristaltic Pumps from Watson-Marlow Overcome Vapor Locking Problems

Posted on by Sara Springer

Watson-Marlow Pump Used for Sodium HypochloriteSodium Hypochlorite is a highly corrosive and toxic chemical used for water treatment because of it’s disinfecting properties. One of the tendencies of Sodium Hypochlorite is to off gas, or release tiny bubbles. This causes gas locking in the small ball valves found in Diaphragm Metering Pumps, the most common pumps used for dosing this chemical.