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System monitors for water hammer and pressure spikes

The SurgeWave system
The SurgeWave system
Blacoh’s patented SurgeWave Transient Monitoring Systems solves the need for pipeline operators to detect and record transient pressure events occurring in water, wastewater and petroleum pipelines.
The system is unique in that it employs a system of dynamic pressure transducers and digital technology to monitor pipelines for indefinite periods of time.
When a transient such as a pressure surge, pressure spike or water hammer event is detected, the system activates a high speed data recorder to record the event 100x/second.
Often, plant operators do not find out about these dangerous abnormalities until much later when it is too late.
With this monitoring system installed, it will notify designers, engineers, manufacturers and operators immediately within a few minutes of the event. They can assess pipeline performance, pressure, flow, and pump speed and perform the necessary corrections and maintenance.
Unlike conventional data loggers, SurgeWave’s high speed data collection allow operators to detect any anomalies that would’ve otherwise gone undetected with insufficient recordings. It helps to prevent pipe fatigue, breakage and cavitation.
The SurgeWave system