The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was up 10.1 percent over the last 12 months, while the broader S&P 500 Index was up 13.4 percent.
My July 2016 article (“Are You a Pump Ninja?”, see it here) was in the format of a quiz.
Air-operated double-diaphragm pumps (AODD) are preferred in transfer applications because their simple design makes them easy to operate and cost-effective to repair.
Image 1. The diffusers in this water treatment basin split air into tiny bubbles.
In the oil and gas exploration business—as with most every other industry—downtime is money down the drain.
Ideally, the flow of wastewater from collection points at residences, offices and commercial establishments to wastewater treatment plants would be completely gravity-powered.
A municipal water system in the United Arab Emirates deals with more than 31,000
As industry invests tremendous amounts of effort to reduce energy consumption, the U.S.
When a pump experiences internal wear, its performance drops. Flow is reduced and efficiency plummets. But what happens to power? Does it drop, stay the same or increase?
Editor’s Note: This article concludes a series by the author covering topics related to predictive maintenance.
Image 1. The team installed HDPE pipe onto one of the pumps at the South plant bypass.
This article is the last in a series of six parts. Read the other parts of the series here.
Image 1. Various pumps awaiting delivery to the user (Courtesy of MZT PUMPI A.D.)
It is the best of pumps; it is the worst of pumps.
The composition of modern sewage is vastly different than influent from a few decades ago.
A major revolution in the field of instrumentation and control technology is well underway.