Calculate the total friction loss in a pipeline.
As a guide to assist you with the calculation of energy loss due to restriction/friction that opposes movement as water travels from point A to point B, we have created this handy Friction Loss Calculator for your convenience.
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Steel, weldless, new comm. size galvanized
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In this example, calculate the total friction loss in a pipeline.
Enter the flow rate, internal pipe diameter, and the type of pipe from the list supplied.
Leave pipe length as 100 to get the friction loss per 100 m/ft of pipeline.
This pipe friction calculator is intended as a guide only to provide general indicative and/or estimated information and must not be relied upon.
The information provided by this tool should not be considered a substitute for site specific professional information and calculations.
Lorentz Australia & ReAqua accept no liability for any errors or inaccuracies in the output of the above calculator.
Please consult with your local authorised dealer to confirm accurate pipe friction calculations prior to taking any actions based on the above calculation information.
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