April 2014

FSA Celebrates 10 Years of "Sealing Sense" Pete Petrunich retires as technical director after 17 years but leaves a legacy of education and high quality standards.
Prevent Bearing Misalignment Properly aligned bearings can be critical to the life and health of pumps.
Suction Valve Throttle Versus Vacuum
Prevent Blowout of Bolted Flange Joint Connections First of a Two-Part Series
How to Maximize Natural Gas Vapor Recovery New regulations challenge oil and gas producers to optimize operations, and oil-free reciprocating gas compressors can help.
Submersible Slurry Pump Provides Solution for Petroleum Coke Sump Service With an agitator and a top-discharge design, these pumps prevent clogging and successfully handle abrasive materials.
Sizing Pulsation Dampeners Is Critical to Effectiveness Pressure variation is an important consideration when determining the appropriate size pulsation dampener needed for an application.
Monitor Power in Rotary Pumps & Submersible Air-Operated Pumps
Overcome Resistance to Program Upgrade
Gain Insights by Analyzing Top-of-Motor Vibration (Part 2 of 2) Guidelines for reduced vibration and information on how a pump’s foundation and operating speed affect the vibration response
Valve Fugitive Emission Compliance Requirements End users must be aware of the valve emission standards to meet industry requirements.
How Modern Industrial Drives Redefine Motor Control Ease of installation, improved algorithms, enhanced displays, onboard communication and other technology make VFDs an ideal and cost-effective solution.
Save Money with Thermoplastic Composite Bearings in Vertical Water Pumps A northeast Germany refinery increased its MTBF by upgrading eight pumps.
Bearings & Seals Boost Pump Performance Appropriate equipment selection and best-practice maintenance procedures can make a difference in reliability, service life and production.
Igor Karassik - The Pump User's Engineer
Active Magnetic Bearings Provide Harsh Conditions Solution A Russian oil & gas company produces a compressor station to maximize pipeline capacity.
Wall Street Pump & Valve Industry Watch: April 2014
April 2014
Repairs Result in Highest Capacity Margins in Refinery's History Improvement the result of fixing a 20-year design flaw in a turbine-driven coker charge pump.
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