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The Benefits Of Screw Pumps

Fluid flow processes are one of the five main classes of unit operations in chemical processing. Fluid flow processing, as you know, includes the transfer, filtration, solids fluidization and transportation activities. Centrifugal pumps have been the preferred industry standard to … Continue reading

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Pump Maintenance Useful Tips on Industrial Pump Repair & Service

What schedule should be followed for your pump maintenance system? Pumping systems can be complex, with many moving parts and subsystems that need to be regularly inspected and constantly maintained. The wrong pump maintenance schedule and failure to frequently inspect … Continue reading

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Maximizing ROI on Rotary Gear Pump Service

Pumping equipment in any large processing facility represents a massive investment, since you require dozens of pumps to move water and other process fluids from one point to the next. Moreover, the annual maintenance and service costs for these pump … Continue reading

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Horizontal Split Case Pumps and Their Applications

A horizontal split case pump is a unique type of centrifugal pump whose casing is divided into two distinct chambers, which is different from inline or end suction pumps that are assembled with the suction nozzle, discharge nozzle, and casing … Continue reading

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Applications of ANSI Centrifugal Pumps

There are different types and brands of centrifugal pumps on the US market, but only ANSI centrifugal pumps follow the standard dimensions as regulated by the ANSI B73.1 or ASME B73.1 standards. These minimum standards are imposed by two different … 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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