Understanding Dynamic Vs Static Pressure

Ed Morris, Technical Manager for Altecnic Ltd, debunks some common misconceptions about Pressure Reducing Valves including dynamic and static pressure. A Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) is a frequently misunderstood product. The operating principle is simple enough; they reduce the incoming pressure from a mains supply or a boosted supply within a building. Their purpose is […]

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PRV misuses are a cause of avoidable breakdowns – warns Worcester Bosch

Martyn Bridges, Director of Technical Communication and Product Management at Worcester Bosch, believes that boiler breakdowns caused by the incorrect use of the Pressure Relief Valve (PRV) component to drain a heating system down, could be avoided indefinitely: It’s not unusual for PRVs to last the lifetime of a boiler if used correctly, as a […]

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