The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was down 13.5 percent over the last 12 months, while the broader S&P 500 Index was up 11.4 percent.
In 2014, this column focused on improving the operation of piping systems by performing pumped system assessments.
Q. What specifications are required for series and parallel pump operations?
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This column is about the most common mistakes pump end users make daily. It is also about how to avoid these mistakes and how to fix them.
I learned these lessons the hard way.
In this two-part series, how transient events in process equipment affect other system components will be discussed. Part 1 covers how deaerators (DAs) may be affected by generator trips and how these deaerator transients may also affect system pumps.
In 2014, this column focused on improving the operation of piping systems by performing pumped system assessments. The columns have covered energy cost balance sheets, the assessment process and the performance of sample assessments.
For those of you old enough to remember Lawrence Welk, you’ll notice that the title of this brief column is the final quote from his show’s closing song. I am still a loyal fan of his reruns today.