Despite a downturn resulting from oil prices, the area will continue construction for international events and population increases.
Magnetic couplings improve reliability and safety when pumping hazardous fluids.
The chemical and petrochemical industry in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has grown significantly during the last decade. The region has emerged as a well-known supplier in the global market,...
VFDs and sensorless technologies are often the best solution for controlling and protecting a centrifugal pump system against failure.
Despite their simplicity, centrifugal pumps often experience repeat failures that even seasoned maintenance and reliability professionals have trouble preventing. This four-part series explains the...
This four-part series explains the reasons behind repeat pump failures and uses a real-world field example involving boiler feedwater pumps.
Reconstruction and infrastructure upgrades require pumps made from durable materials.
The pumping operation experienced an 80-percent reduction in energy use.
Pressure gauges are inexpensive components that can predict the causes of poor reliability in centrifugal pumps and prevent costly repairs and downtime.
Many options are available to meet industry and application requirements.
Appropriate equipment selection and best-practice maintenance procedures can make a difference in reliability, service life and production.
This article is part of our ongoing series on The History of Pumps. During the past few years, I have written articles about scientists who have contributed to our understanding of hydraulics....
Correctly selecting and installing the ideal component provides significant health, environmental and economic benefits.
There are many indications that end users should not use a valve for flow control—or at least not to extremes.
In construction, mining and wastewater applications, pump choice is critical.
An aggregate production company saves more than $30,000 annually with new installation efficiency and productivity increases.
Examine all aspects of the application to maximize your investment
Single-Volute & Double-Volute Casings & Reverse Runaway Speed
The introduction of these impellers allow for a higher range of discharge pressure.
The Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers helps set new standards for sustainability, while the Grundfos Dormitory project is a living laboratory for circulator pump research.
VIL pumps and design envelope technology reduce energy use and cool Toronto’s downtown.
Recently, I received a call from a plant operator in Ohio. He said, “We have a big contract from a customer to supply multiple oil heating systems and have just completed the first unit. It is ready...
Modern, Large Centrifugal Pumps  Provide Reliability
Considering the pump and complete system can decrease unplanned downtime.
Solutions to Common Centrifugal 
Pump Problems
The first step in troubleshooting involves examining the pump, the fluid and the system.
The Pumps & Systems on Tour project continues at KSB in Halle, Germany on June 6, 2013.
KSB's facility in Frankenthal, Germany produces 85,000 standard centrifugal pumps per year.
KSB's developed the SALINO system after hearing a desire for energy and space savings from end users. Capable of producing 60,000 gallons of fresh water per day, the product is currently in field...
KSB's SALINO Pressure Center is a low energy, 4-in-1 technology for use in the oil & gas, hotels & resorts and marine industries.
Pumps & Systems talks with Klaus Barmann about the history of KSB.