Pumps & Systems, May 2007 How to Talk to Managers Most financial decisions of any consequence at your facility are made by managers; Plant Managers, Project Managers, Operations Managers,...
PumpCalcs: Be the Pump Designer
I have seen, and I am sure you have too, countless examples of installed pumps that are poor hydraulic fits. These selection mistakes are called off-design pump selections, bad actors, misapplied...
Pumps & Systems, July 2007When I first discovered the affinity laws, I was impressed by their simplicity, versatility, and power. For me, they held a certain allure. I believed I could use these...
Pumps & Systems, August 2007Conclusion of our look at a new tool that predicts how pumps and systems interact.Last month, I opened this discussion by explaining how the affinity laws are used to...
1)  Only select pumps with suction specific speeds less than 11,000-less than 9,000 is even better.2)  Select your pump so it never operates below 70 percent to 80 percent of its best...
Pumps and Systems, January 2007 Last August, after a heated and protracted debate, the International Astronomical Union stripped Pluto of the planetary status it had held since its discovery in 1930....