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Q. We recently purchased several magnetically driven rotary pumps for our process and want to know if we need to be aware of any special operational considerations.

A. The operation of magnetically driven rotary pumps is similar to the operation of standard rotary pumps. However, special considerations are required:

Q. We recently purchased several magnetically driven rotary pumps for our process and want to know if we need to be aware of any special operational considerations.

A. The operation of magnetically driven rotary pumps is similar to the operation of standard rotary pumps. However, special considerations are required:

Bearings in centrifugal pumps support hydraulic loads imposed on the impeller, the mass of the impeller and shaft, and loads caused by couplings and drive systems. They also keep axial and radial shaft deflections within acceptable limits for the impeller and shaft seal.

This article is part of our ongoing series on The History of Pumps.
This article is part of our ongoing series on The History of Pumps.

The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was up 14.7 percent during the last 12 months, while the broader S&P 500 Index was up 22.5 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index was up 36.1 percent for the same time period.1

Coker units thermally crack the residual oil (or bottoms) from an oil refinery’s vacuum distillation tower into smaller, low molecular weight hydrocarbons that are further processed or sold. The excess or residual hydrocarbons from this process are heated and then sold as petroleum coke, which is usually a high economic margin product.

Process industries rely on vast piping systems and connected equipment that must be sealed safely to protect their employees, profits and the environment. Safely sealing these systems can be challenging, but failure to do so can result in serious problems—including injury and death.

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This article is part of our ongoing series on The History of Pumps.

A reciprocating power pump, as depicted in Figure 1, is a displacement machine. It has characteristics that are different than a centrifugal pump.

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The legendary innovator was responsible for the design of more than 40 patented products during his seven-decade career.

During my time in New Orleans for the Siemens Automation Summit, I had the opportunity to tour Louisiana Sugar Refining, LLC (LSR) in nearby Gramercy, La. In Louisiana, sugar is a big business.

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