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Cavitation tunnel

In the cavitation tunnel, it is possible to test cavitation occurring in rotating blades such as a propeller of a ship. In addition, it is useful to hydrodynamic experiment in the duct.


Overall dimensionsCenter line length 7.25m × Center line height 5.0m
Test section dimensionsL 2.0m × B 0.5m × H 0.5m
Maximum flow velocity8.5m/s
Electric motor55kw × 1
Measuring section pressure30 ~ 150 kPa(abs)

Test example

・Development of propellers
・Pump cavitation
・Development of fish finder casing
・Cavitation of a water gate lip
・Development of an underwater vehicle

Free vortex trajectory of propeller wake flow due to bubble blowout

Tip vortex cavitation