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This technique can accommodate different soil conditions and project schedules.

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.

A complete understanding of these devices can help users detect problems before equipment is damaged.
As environmental requirements become more stringent, FSA drives education and advocacy for sealing devices in the public policy arena.
Understanding the equipment’s operation and how to calculate the required size is critical.

In 2014, this column focused on improving the operation of piping systems by performing pumped system assessments.

At a Southwest mine, parallel pumping systems can be moved individually as water levels rise.

Q. What specifications are required for series and parallel pump operations?


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Amelia Messamore

Pump efficiency is a fundamental concern for every end user. A thorough understanding of the definition of efficiency and what factors affect it can help operators and engineers optimize equipment design and operation.


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.

A reciprocating power pump, as depicted in Figure 1, is a displacement machine. It has characteristics that are different than a centrifugal pump.

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.


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