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What does “Equivalent Pipe Length” mean?

Issue:
What does “Equivalent Pipe Length” mean?

Product line:
All air cooled cooling units

Environment:
Data Center Cooling

Cause:

Resolution:
Equivalent pipe length, EPL is a calculated numeric value that converts the friction losses associated with valves, bends, fittings and fluid velocities to a representative length of straight pipe of a stated type (metal, plastic, etc) and diameter.
 
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