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Cavitaion bubble during collapse
Posted to the Waveform Library on 1/3/2004

The picture gives strong clues to the destructive force of cavitation in fuel pumps, water pumps and wet cylinder liners. The imploding bubble forms a jet powered spike that does the damage.