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Where would you recommend to place the Koolance extreme flow QD? Closer to the pump outlet or pump inlet?
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What are you using it for?

If it is for a drain then it needs to go at the lowest part of your loop. Pump inlet or outlet is unimportant in this case as you should not be using your pump to drain the loop (to prevent it running dry).

Other than that it does not matter, the flow rate is the same throughout the loop no matter which order things are in, and with the WC loops pressure does not have any effect on cooling performance.
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What are you using it for?

If it is for a drain then it needs to go at the lowest part of your loop. Pump inlet or outlet is unimportant in this case as you should not be using your pump to drain the loop (to prevent it running dry).

Other than that it does not matter, the flow rate is the same throughout the loop no matter which order things are in, and with the WC loops pressure does not have any effect on cooling performance.
Thanks! It's for a drain....my concern is drop in pressure...is it worse at outlet or inlet? Seems like placing in the outlet would start the pressure off low if QD was right there....
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Thanks! It's for a drain....my concern is drop in pressure...is it worse at outlet or inlet? Seems like placing in the outlet would start the pressure off low if QD was right there....
It is going to have the same P-Q curve, and therefore the same ΔP, no matter where you put it in the loop. True, if it is at the start then the pressure of the water in all the rest of your components will be lower than if it is at the end, but this will make no difference to cooling performance. By all means put it before the pump inlet if it makes you feel better, so long as it at the lowest point it really does not matter.
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Lowest part of the loop before the pump inlet...
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