Phase 1 air side: The air, through the opening of the distributor channels, passes into the left membrane which inflates. The shaft pulls the right membrane which deflates, conveying the excess air to the discharge.
Phase 1 fluid side: In the left chamber, the fluid is exiting from the delivery manifold under the pressure created by the membrane. The suction ball is closed and the delivery ball is open.
In the right chamber, a vacuum is being created (due to the deflation of the membrane's air) allowing the opening of the suction ball and the passage of the fluid through the suction manifold. The delivery ball is closed.