The production of purified terephthalic acid (PTA) poses unique challenges for
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In 2015, I wrote a series for Pumps & Systems titled "Efficiency Monitoring Saves Plants Millions." (Read the whole series here.) I gave readers a
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was down 20.9 percent over the last 12 months, while the broader S&P 500 Index was up 1.3 percent.
Pump users may have a reasonable expectation that a properly installed fixed-speed pump will run reliably at any point on the manufacturer's published head-capacity curve.
In my experience, few plant personnel are concerned with how a pump is running until after it breaks down. When the whole plant unexpectedly shuts down, then the pump gets attention.
Magnetically driven pumps are not a new technology, but for process applications requiring sanitary pumps to transfer low-viscosity fluids, the pump of choice has been a traditional direct drive c
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The last straw for Larry Krause was when one of his workers fell out of a boat into a 30-million-gallon wastewater lagoon.
During the last year in the Eurozone, one of the most headline-capturing issues was the threat that Greece would be forced out of the common currency.
This series focuses on evaluating piping systems for which calculated results do not match displayed plant instrumentation.
As the utilities operations manager for the City of Wichita Falls in north-central Texas, Daniel Nix knows that water is a precious and scarce commodity for the municipality located in an area tha
If it sounds like cavitation, feels like cavitation and is believed to be cavitation, it may or may not be cavitation.
Q. What is NPSH3, and what are the methods for determining the NPSH3 of a rotodynamic submersible pump?
Q. What is NPSH3, and what are the methods for determining the NPSH3 of a rotodynamic submersible pump?

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