Gain Efficiency with Volute Design
Simplify the design and analysis of this complex component.
Mechanical Pressure Measurement
Pressure gauges are a versatile way to monitor pump operation.Prior to 1850, the only way to measure pressure was with a vertical tube (usually glass) with some liquid inside. The liquid was generally...
Oil-less Vacuum Technology
Increased efficiency, higher air handling and fast, automatic priming are provided with new technology.The groundbreaking oil-less vacuum technology (OVT) priming system offers multiple improvements...
Proper Alignment of Large Motors & Pumps
 A large utility company confronts alignment of a 5,000-horsepower motor.Installation and setup of a pump and motor can be easy for small systems. Both can be lifted with relatively small...
Smart Motor Management
Data-driven visibility helps protect industrial processes and motors.Industrial producers typically invest millions in their infrastructure. Despite such investments, many production facilities lack...
Structural Composite Parts
 Composites significantly reduce energy consumption, maintenance costs and repair costs.Today, tremendous effort is made to reduce energy consumption. The Department of Energy (DOE) and the...
The Case of Action/Reaction
 Energy efficiency may not always mean total efficiency.The Department of Energy (DOE) has adopted new energy conservation standards for electric motors. The DOE has determined these standards...
Turbine Bearing Failure
Oil quality assessment causes lubrication issues at a refinery.On Friday, January 7, 2011, a processing unit was shut down due to a sequence of events that led to the loss of main fractionation tower...
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was up 7.9 percent over the last 12 months, below the broader S&P 500 Index which was up 12.8 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index continued...