Reciprocating pump is a positive plunger pump. They are used widely in lifting water from ground to the storage tanks in residential areas. They develop high pressures but has limited use. Reciprocating pump consists of “suction stroke” and a “delivery stroke”. Suction stroke is the place where the water is sucked in from the ground and delivery stroke is the place where the sucked water is delivered to the required place.
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