Webinar | June 27, 2023

How To Reduce Water Hammer And Quiet Your Pipes

Water hammer is a common phenomenon in the world of water, and not just in water treatment, but any process that includes the movement of water or even steam. Join us as we discuss the mechanism behind water hammer, its causes, and ways to prevent it from happening in the first place. We will focus on how a digital, smart valve positioner can solve your problems and enhance the operation, maintenance, and reliability of your system.

Key Learning Objectives:

Water Hammer

  • What is it?
  • What causes it?
  • How to prevent it?

Smart Valve Positioners

  • Using valve positioners to reduce and eliminate water hammer
  • Additional process-saving functionality
  • Maintenance and diagnostics


Sean McNutt
Product Manager

Sean has worked in the process instrumentation industry for over 18 years and is responsible for product marketing and management of the pressure, temperature, and valve positioner portfolios for the USA. He has held many roles, including the proposals/strategic sales, technical support, and application engineering. Sean is able to apply his chemical engineering background (Bucknell University) as a product expert as well as the chemical industry ambassador for Siemens Process Instrumentation.

Frank Fortino
Sr. Application Engineer

Frank Fortino is an application engineer with focus on valve products and digital communication for Process Automation (PA) at Siemens Industry Inc., Measurement Instrument (MI) division. Frank is responsible for solving valve related applications with Siemens smart valve positioners, and post-technical support for Siemens instrumentation.

Miles Szkoda
Life Science Connect

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