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How To Troubleshoot a Chemical Metering Pump

The first step to ensuring trouble-free operation from your metering pump is seeking professional equipment recommendations prior to purchase and installation. Your installer can supply custom parts of the system, and coordinate the final installation. A typical installation process may … Continue reading

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Types of Sump Pumps for Industrial and Commercial Applications

Vertical sump pumps are best suited for fitting in narrow and shallow sump pits, because they turn on the pump more often. This means that the pit gets emptied more frequently. However, this also means that you need to keep … Continue reading

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Industrial Centrifugal Pumps Repair, Service, & Maintenance

Centrifugal pumps are the most common industrial pumps used in processing plants and municipalities to supply water or remove effluent. They have a simple design, are cost-effective, and have fewer moving parts, which reduces the need for maintenance. Many pump … Continue reading

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Industrial Submersible Pump Repair, Service & Maintenance

Just as the name suggests, a wet well submersible pump operates when submerged in the fluid material such as water or sewage. The motor is usually sealed hermetically and encapsulated in the pump casing to maintain proper operation even when … Continue reading

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Avoid Lubrication Maintenance Mistakes

Problems cause wear and damage, create friction and heat, and can lead to costly repairs. by Matthew McCormack   Avoid Lubrication Maintenance Mistakes Proper lubrication of rolling bearings in rotating machinery—pump systems included—is essential in realizing optimized performance and reliability. Whether … Continue reading

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Tips for Choosing Reliable Chopper Pumps

High-velocity mixing nozzles can add oomph for difficult processing areas. by Derek Vaughan  Whether caused by “flushable” wipes, foreign objects in the effluent stream or floating grease mats, wastewater treatment plant operators experience costly and disruptive clogs to pumps, pipes and … Continue reading

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Overcoming Common System Optimization Hurdles

Discover which systems need work and how to justify expenses. by William Livoti The term system optimization is widely known, but how many people truly understand what it means? Total system efficiency has been a real challenge for the industrial … Continue reading

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Is a Slower Pump a Better Pump?

by Jim Elsey For the purpose of this article, I will limit the discussion to an end suction, single stage, centrifugal pump with ball bearings and oil lubrication. Further, we’ll consider the difference between 1,800 and 3,600 rpm units. (Variable … Continue reading

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Choosing Pumps that Comply with FDA FSMA Standards

Regulations in the U.S. Food & Beverage Industry On January 4, 2011, President Barack Obama signed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), a reform designed to encourage proactive prevention rather than reactive response to food … Continue reading

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Industrial Pump Suppliers & Distributors Santa Barbara County

Pump Engineering is the premier supplier and distributor of industrial pumps in Santa Barbara County and the surroundings. Contact us today to request a quote. Pump Engineering has a built a strong reputation as the best suppliers and distributors of … Continue reading

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