Pumps & Systems readers provided their Top 20 favorite pump industry trade shows.
Manufacturers and end users should explore their options and see if they can benefit from this technology.
Progressing Cavity, Rotary Pumps, Vertical Turbine Pumps
What are the advantages of these seals?
Mapping and testing ensure proper fit and function of replacement parts.
The construction, seals and protective monitoring contribute to the motor’s ability to operate in and under water.
Vertical Turbine Pumps, Bearings, Motors
Use a mathematical model that estimates vibration at the top bearing of a motor used on a vertical, wet-pit, column type pump.
The cost of aftermarket pump upgrades are minimal compared to the cost of downtime and repairs.
Inspections can identify undetected issues to prevent sanitary sewer overflows and the fines that can accompany them.
Vibration changes can indicate cracks in pump rotating components, which can cause severe malfunction and failure.
A software simulation tool and detailed engineering analysis procedure are needed for problem solving.
A slurry pump hydraulic lab performs tests which can lead to improvements in pump design for reduced impact wear effects.
While it is still a relatively new technology, the future of 3-D printing looks bright.
Pump manufacturers should prepare for the changes that the impending DOE pump efficiency regulations will bring, including possible design improvements.
Centrifugal Pumps, Gaskets, Compression Packing, Valves, Piping
Correctly selecting and installing the ideal component provides significant health, environmental and economic benefits.
This equipment eliminated a SAG copper mill gearbox’s maintenance issues resulting from contact lip seals that had a short and unreliable service life.