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Old March 15, 2013, 08:22 AM
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Originally Posted by KaptCrunch View Post
other is pump location and height/radius of loop ? do not excede pump head rating

if do .....no flow

lets say pump has 10ft head

and cold room is in basement (8ft ceiling) and computer next floor up on desk (3ft)

so thats 11ft no flow
Shouldn't apply, since it's a closed system. Theres's the same amount of water going 'down' as there is going 'up'. The weight of the water going 'down' cancels out the weight of the water going UP, therefore head calculations don't figure into it. The only thing the pump has to overcome is the friction of the water against the tubing walls, and the pressure created by the blocks.
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