Pumps & Systems, December 2008As the need to increase efficiency and meet lower emissions requirements puts pressure on gas turbine operators, they look for innovative solutions that do not...
Pumps & Systems, December 2008 A Nashville-based hunting club required the flooding of several acres of land. A shallow area approximately 1.5-ft deep needed to be flooded to help attract wild...
How Hot Should Anti-Friction Bearings Be Allowed to Run?
Pumps & Systems, December 2008Given time, every component of the rotating machinery will eventually fail, even when operating in a perfect environment. For instance, rotation of the shaft subjects...
Pumps & Systems, December 2008Editor's Note: This is part one of a two part series about the 'commandments' of increasing pump reliability and life. To read the second part, click...
In the past year, the rate of acceleration in the cost of raw materials (including steel, iron ore, copper and aluminum) has reached unprecedented levels in the pump and rotating equipment industries....
Pumps & Systems, December 2008 In the past year, the rate of acceleration in the cost of raw materials (including steel, iron ore, copper and aluminum) has reached unprecedented levels in the...
Pumps & Systems, December 2008Editor's Note: This is part two of a three part series about variable speed pump selection. To read the previous article, click here. To read the next article in...
Pumps & Systems, December 2008Q.Our office building has a pump room in the basement, which causes sufficient noise to be bothersome to the people in the office above it. What can be done to reduce...
Many pumps in power plants and other heavy industries are designed and custom engineered for specific applications. The repair and servicing of these pumps should also include careful engineering...