What is Air Lock?

From “Practical Engineering”. ( YouTube / Nebula )

A demonstration and brief explanation of air lock in fluid pipelines.

If you assume that gasses don’t get into pipes or that they can’t constrict the flow, you might design a pipeline that doesn’t work. Luckily for engineers, this is a well-known phenomenon in pipe systems. It’s just one of the complexities that come with the job and we’ve come up a with a lot of creative ways to overcome it.

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Writing/Editing/Production: Grady Hillhouse
Director: Wesley Crump

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Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6fBPdu8w9U

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