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A PULSATION damper is an item which is used to dampen pulsation. and is a disperser of transients.

Pulsation is dampned by intercepting pressure pulses, and by preventing their creation. Pulsation prevention
dampning is by compresibility of a volume, and interception and dissipation dispersal by a damper is by the
directional allignment with the transient waves and "exploding" them where there is no reflection point close by.
A Pulsation damper is used in a piping system, generally adjacent to the source of the flow or pressure disturbance,
which is typically a modulating element like a pump or a flow control valve.
A Pulsation damper is deployed when the level of flow fluctuation or force variation is unacceptably high for the safety
of the pipework.
The safety improvement from the use of a Pulsation damper is achieved from a proper selection of the connections
orientation, and choice of a suitable volume of damper.
As a pulsation damper collects the peak flow, and delivers it back to the system when the rate of mass transfer
decreases, this averaging to a smoothness allows choice of pipe size to be reduced. Piping cost reduction often
saves more than the Pulsation damper would cost. This means that smoothness control ability and safety may be an
investment of less than nothing.
PulseGuard use Pulsation damper to mean that the device both damps and dampens.
pulsatation damper Short Definition :
Disperses pulse transients and reduces acceleration head .

Definition / Explanation
The phrase Pulsation damper is probably derived from PULSE damper. Pulse being a repeated pressure variation
caused by system resistance to flow fluctuations. The addition of "ation" to "pulse" , to create "pulsation" comes from
a habit of making a word apparently more important or emphatic by adding a latinate ending; so we get PULSATION
Therefore PULSATION damper is just - pulse damper.
damper is from "Dampn". Dampn is probably an attempt to make "DAMP" sound more like a positive action, as in
"shall I dampn the fire for you" - meaning would you like me to damp the fire down for you.
So it can be surmised that a Pulsation damper is really just an emphasized Pulse Dampr.
The Dampn thing is from "DAMP" . So if the Anglo best practice rule were in play (be as short as possible) , instead of
North American - make it sound important -the truest phrase would become a PULSE DAMP in place of PULSATION
Over the last 40 years there has been an increase in the use of Pulsation dImpnr, dUmpnr, dOmpnr on purchase
orders and contracts. Unfortunately unless confirmations and invoices were made to exactly replicate these variants,
in stead of using PULSATION damper on the acknowledgment, it became impossible to get paid. The prevalence of
these varieties is growing, which makes it necessary to have a written on line explanation for PULSATION damper
plus derivative .

Pulsation damper is related to Pulse damper and to Pulse Damper The difference between DAMPER and
DAMPENER seems to be that:
1. A Damper removes pressure force, like slowing the velocity in a flue or in ducts, or putting a wet sack on a fire to
remove heat energy by evaporation.
2. A Dampener on the other hand, tends to APPEAR to have removed energy , but in fact acts by preventing the
creation of the phenomenon in the first place. For Example : A "Pulsation Dampener" will provide a compressible gas
interfaced to a liquid pumping system, so that the softness provided stops a pump from being able to generate an
excess pressure simply to jerk a long column of liquid into movement.

It seems that DAMPENING is by prevention, and DAMPING is by dissipation. So DAMPNING is in part energy
removal and partially prevention of overpressure. Accordingly A PULSATION damper is both an acceleration head
generation preventor and pressure wave dissipator. BUT whether this deductive reasoning is correct or not Pulse
damper Pulsation damper or Pilsotion Dampnr and the like are in growing use without much thought to their meaning
This is one of the glories of American "English" as opposed to "Old European Saxon language" - In the USA anything
can mean what ever you want it to mean , if you just use it enough for a relatively specific purpose. This is perhaps
why we make a haven for attorneys and are such a litigious society. WE NEED DEFINITION.


Dampning - a pump needs dampning
Dampnable - a system is able to be dampned
Dampned - the pipework has been dampned or