If the dip tube is 1/4 “ ID and 1 foot long wouldn’t the math dictate that at even 1000 microns both hoses provide more flow than the dip tube can allow? Meaning both should be the same speed roughly?
There would be a bigger difference had he tried going lower.

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If the dip tube is 1/4 “ ID and 1 foot long wouldn’t the math dictate that at even 1000 microns both hoses provide more flow than the dip tube can allow? Meaning both should be the same speed roughly?
(520 x .25^4 x 1)/1 = 2.03 CFM of conductance speed.

The hose is rated at 16 CFM, meaning the dip tube even at 1/4" is a huge restriction, and likely it is smaller then that.

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(520 x .25^4 x 1)/1 = 2.03 CFM of conductance speed.

The hose is rated at 16 CFM, meaning the dip tube even at 1/4" is a huge restriction, and likely it is smaller then that.
Duh! Everyone knows that formula... j/k love the education your the man

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Originally Posted by jim bergmann
(520 x .25^4 x 1)/1 = 2.03 CFM of conductance speed.

The hose is rated at 16 CFM, meaning the dip tube even at 1/4" is a huge restriction, and likely it is smaller then that.
Using the same math; How is the True blue hose rated for 16CFM? Or is that at a micron level higher than 1000?

(520 x .375^4 x 1)/5 = 2cfm @5 feet and 1000 microns.

My hose:

(520 x 1^4 x 1 ) / 5 = 104 CFM @ 5 feet and 1000 microns. 1" hose

Or is my math wrong in some way?

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6. .75"

7. Not .375"

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Originally Posted by itsiceman
.75"
That is correct, and at 5' they are 32 CFM, we should make a conductance speed calculator in the app. We also looked at 1" ID, and it gets to the point of diminishing returns. The speed increase is negligible. What starts to increase at that point is the ultimate vacuum level. As we can already get within a few microns of the pump inlet, going bigger would not have any real benefit. Everything costs more and it is harder to work with.

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Originally Posted by itsiceman
Not .375"
Lol I'm such a doofus.

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