Word forms: (regular plural) piston pumps
( Chemical Engineering : Fluids storage and transport )
The piston pump has a suction stroke and a discharge stroke.
The piston pump consists of a cylinder with a reciprocating piston connected to a rod which passes
through a gland at the end of the cylinder.
A piston pump is a pump which moves fluid by the movement up and down of a disk or short cylinder
inside a tube.
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