Anaerobic Digestion and Power Generation
New progressive cavity pump technology aids in anaerobic digestion system.With economic problems and concerns about the environment, one project in Ohio plans to help both issues. More jobs, clean...
Apply the Correct Pump Technology
Many factors must be considered before choosing the proper pump for a specific application.Editor's Note: This is the second in a two-part series. For part one of the series, click here.Part One of...
Benefits of Smart Pumps in Building HVAC Systems
The ever-growing need for energy efficiency demands intelligent pumping systems.Electrical energy demand is projected to double by 2030, putting the world in the midst of a global energy dilemma. At...
How do I determine the financial payback on capital investments to an enhanced sealing systems' mean time before repair and energy efficiency?
Three common methods for analyzing payback or return on capital investments for enhancing a sealing systems' mean time before repair (MTBR) and energy efficiency are:Net Present Value—NPV is defined...
Hydraulic Institute Pump FAQs February 2011
Q.  What is a dynamic seal in centrifugal pumps?A.  A dynamic seal is one that only operates when the pump shaft is rotating and has no seal effect when the shaft is stationary. It consists...
Qualified, quality solution providers can resolve many aftermarket problems.For decades, the words pirate and replicator have been used by customers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to...
Repair and Renewal Offer Fast Turnaround and Cost Savings
A "temporary" repair results in five years of service.Five years ago, an engineered pump service center in the Midwest received a call from a large municipal sanitary district. One of the company's...
Stable and Unstable Pump Curves
A “stable” curve is important for pump operation, especially for pumps in parallel operation. The higher the energy level and the more critical an installation, the more the pump curve could...
Testing Centrifugal Pumps in the Field
The performance curves generated by many pump manufacturers are based on results obtained in their test facilities under tightly controlled conditions. The testing techniques used in the field can...
The Benefits of Close-Coupled, Sealless Magnetic Drive Pumps
ChemTreat, Inc., boosts manufacturing efficiency and improves customer service.At some point in the development of most businesses, through hard work and a commitment to customer satisfaction, growth...
AODD Pumps for Harsh Conditions
Product type and environment must be considered when choosing the proper pump.Webster’s Dictionary offers a number of definitions for the word harsh, including “having a coarse or uneven surface...
Energy-Saving Technology
Air-operated double-diaphragm pumps gain energy efficiency and reduce maintenance costs with innovative technology.Air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps are known for their positive attributes of...