Piston pump

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A piston pump compared to a plunger pump

A piston pump is a type of positive displacement pump where the high-pressure seal reciprocates with the piston.[1] Piston pumps can be used to move liquids or compress gases.


Note: the first piston pump (called siphon) was invented by Ctesibius[2]

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