tank pressure

Discussion in 'Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog' started by penrosepete, Jun 26, 2013.

  1. penrosepete

    penrosepete New Member

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    how much pressure should I have in my drained tank and pump off? It don,t take much but I am confused
     
  2. craigpump

    craigpump Well-Known Member

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    The precharge should be 2 psi below cut in. On a 40/60 you should have a 38 psi precharge.
     
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  4. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa DIYer, not in the trades

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    On a jet pump system I would go 5 PSI below cut-in.
     
  5. penrosepete

    penrosepete New Member

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    Thank you, Thank you
     
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