Three trailer-mounted concrete pumps combined to form a single pump station that set the world record for vertical concrete pumping.
Q. What are the best materials to use in pump construction to minimize part corrosion? A. Factors to consider in the selection of materials for wetted pump components include user's experience,...
Reinforcing additives combined with a carefully selected base resin can create a high-performance compound for any application.
Cutting-Edge Treatment
Cobb County, Ga., adds automation to improve wastewater treatment operations.Cobb is one of metropolitan Atlanta's most populated counties. Nearly one million people call it home. Millions more work,...
Pumps & Systems, October 2007The requirement for pH adjustment or neutralization is a common demand that spans various industries, including manufacturing facilities, research laboratories, food...
Design of Trench-Type Wet Wells for Pumping Stations
Pumps & Systems, May 2008In trench-type wet wells, the pump intakes are placed near the bottom of a deep, narrow trench coaxial with the inlet pipe but considerably below it (see Figure 1). The...
Design Software Increases Hydraulic Efficiency
Pump manufacturer streamlines the design and production process.
Solar pumps and integrated systems are among the technologies driving global agricultural growth.
Dewatering and Trash Rental Pumps
Big opportunities for small pumpsOften lost in the discussion of rental pumps is that the majority of pumps that are rented are small pumps.  “Small” actually means portable pumps. For...
Reconstruction and infrastructure upgrades require pumps made from durable materials.
Dewatering Simplified
Versatile options are available for every application.
Diaphragms in pumps and valves isolate liquid from mechanical components. Diaphragm pumps and valves work well in applications with pressures that cause recirculation in centrifugal pumps and...
Pumps & Systems, September 2007Using root cause failure analysis to address equipment design and manufacturing deficiencies that increase pump reliability and reduce equipment failures. Define the...
Disc Couplings in Oil & Gas Applications
Make easier pump connections while meeting rigorous API 610 StandardsThe oil and gas industry uses a wide range of pumps in typical power train configurations. Most oil and gas pump...
The viscous drag principle behind the technology minimizes contact between the pump and abrasive or corrosive materials.
The value-added services that IoT technology provides could transform the pump industry.
The Pearl Integrated District Cooling Plant in Qatar, the region's largest chiller plant relies on hydraulic modeling and multiple water sources to ensure service.
Do Vibration Measurements Depend on Probe Placement and Probe Type?
Typically, vibration measurements are taken with a handheld accelerometer probe in four places:Pump outboard bearing housingPump inboard bearing housingMotor inboard bearing housingMotor outboard...
Equipment upgrades help an eastern Colorado farmer extend water rights.
A damaged condenser vacuum pump and high temperatures put operations at risk.
Easy Shaft Alignment
Thorough preparation and the right alignment method are critical.
Pumps & Systems, February 2009Looking for a time-and cost-saving solution to a constantly leaking lobe pump, Rock-Tenn Company found the answer in eccentric disc pumps. With more than 9,500...
Eccentric Disc Pump Technology Used in Food Processing
Leak-free operation optimizes waste-reduced food production capabilities.Mankind reached its latest population milestone on October 31, 2011, when the United Nations Population Fund estimated that a...
Targeted product recovery in hygienic manufacturing reduces waste, decreases operating costs and maximizes the use of raw materials and end products.
A West Coast food processor finds a solution for its packaging operations.
The technology effectively strips remaining fluid from suction and discharge lines during production.
Eccentric Disc Technology Evolves to Improve Efficiency, Reliability & Durability
Low shearing and self-priming make this technology ideal for chemical, oil and food applications.
To master the use of pumps and lubrication systems, proper training is essential.
Effects of Solids on Slurry Pumps, Corrosion & the Alignment of Flexible Couplings
Pumps & Systems, April 2013Q. What are some effects of solids on a rotodynamic slurry pump?A. The performance of a rotodynamic pump moving slurries will differ from one moving water, which is the...
Editor's Note: While running a pump at its best efficiency point saves money, reduces downtime and improves performance, many plant managers are unaware of how their equipment is actually...