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Pipe size: And milking machine airflow

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R. N. Eide
W. C. Fairbank, University of California

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California Agriculture 16(7):12-13.

Published July 01, 1962

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Abstract

Improper pipe size is a common fault of vacuum supply systems on California dairies. Data presented in this study indicate that a minimum vacuum supply pipe diameter of 1 1/4 inches is needed to handle four or five milking units and 2-inch pipe is the minimum size required for 7 to 12 units.

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The authors extend their appreciation to ABRAC Inc. and to Fresno Sales, Inc., both of Fresno, for the loan of pumps and pipe fittings to make these tests possible; to A. R. Johnson, Agricultural Power Engineer, Fresno District, Pacific Gas and Electric Company; and to Archie Post, Superintendent of Fresno County Yards.

Pipe size: And milking machine airflow

R. N. Eide, W. C. Fairbank
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Pipe size: And milking machine airflow

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Authors

R. N. Eide
W. C. Fairbank, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 16(7):12-13.

Published July 01, 1962

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Improper pipe size is a common fault of vacuum supply systems on California dairies. Data presented in this study indicate that a minimum vacuum supply pipe diameter of 1 1/4 inches is needed to handle four or five milking units and 2-inch pipe is the minimum size required for 7 to 12 units.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors extend their appreciation to ABRAC Inc. and to Fresno Sales, Inc., both of Fresno, for the loan of pumps and pipe fittings to make these tests possible; to A. R. Johnson, Agricultural Power Engineer, Fresno District, Pacific Gas and Electric Company; and to Archie Post, Superintendent of Fresno County Yards.


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