Flume Tank

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Flume Tank

A flume tank is a large tank filled with water with the capability to move the water via pumps and make a current through the tank. The tank is typically fitted with large viewing windows in the side to view the subject being studied or tested. Flume tanks are often used for the study of trawls and trawl gear and other towed objects, they also see use studying the effects of current on oil platforms and mooring systems.

Flume Tanks around the World

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