Q. What is the estimated time between repairs for common wastewater pumps? A. The optimal performance or life of pumping equipment will be achieved when the equipment is correctly designed, sized...
Pump industry associations anticipate a year of new initiatives and educational programs for end users.
Q. What is NPSH3, and what are the methods for determining the NPSH3 of a rotodynamic submersible pump? A. NPSH3 is the net positive suction head available to a pump under test at a constant rate...
Q. What are the advantages and limitations of a sealless pump design? A. A sealless pump is used when there is a need to contain toxic, dangerous and/or valuable fluids. Application may be...
Q. What are some effects of a gas and liquid mixture being carried through a rotodynamic pump? A. The most dramatic effect of gas or vapor on rotodynamic pump performance is the blocking of the...
Q. What specifications are required for series and parallel pump operations? A. Pumps intended to operate in series must be close in size because of the rate of flow. Pumps operating in series...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Nov. 30, 2015) – Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA), a Massachusetts public authority established to provide wholesale water and sewer services to 2.5 million people...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Nov. 12, 2015) – Encouraging participation from qualified academics, industry consultants and end users was the driving force behind this new initiative to recruit individual...
Q. When dealing with wastewater treatment pumps, what concerns pertaining to site conditions are relevant? A. The type of pump that can be used depends on the location of installation. These...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Sept. 11, 2015) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has announced the launch of the new Pump Test Lab Approval program. HI member company, Hydro, Inc. becomes the first organization to...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Sept. 1, 2015) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) led the effort to organize the pump industry and facilitated the data gathering and standards development required for the Appliance...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Aug. 10, 2015) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI), under the approval of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is seeking qualified individuals in North America to...
Q. How can we determine the proper size for the intake sump to accommodate several vertical turbine pumps taking input from a river? A. The basic design requirements include adequate depth of flow...
Q. What dynamic analysis considerations are recommended for the petroleum market? A. End users should evaluate their need for dynamic analysis by considering the level of proven field experience...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (13 July 2015) – Ambeone DMCC/Marketway Arabia recently hosted the Hydraulic Institute’s Pump System Optimization (PSO) course for the first time in the Middle East with GASCO UAE...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (July 16, 2015) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has announced a new data collection effort on pumping systems data. HI, working as part of the Extended Motor Product Label Initiative...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (June 15, 2015) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) recently published a guide on wastewater treatment plant pumps. “Wastewater Treatment Plant Pumps: Guidelines for Selection,...
Q. How does a liquid’s viscosity affect the performance of rotary sealless pumps? A. The viscosity of a pumped fluid affects the input power and magnetic coupling torque required in a rotary...
Programs will help OEMs and end users navigate a more regulated environment for U.S. pumps.
Q. Can rotary type pumps be used to pump slurries? If so, should users be aware of any special precautions? A. Rotary pumps may be used to transfer slurries when the application dictates....
Parsippany, NJ (March 20, 2015) - The Hydraulic Institute (HI), North America’s largest pump trade association, announced the release of two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) by the United...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (March 9, 2015) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI), the global authority on pumps and pumping systems, announced the 2015-2016 Board of Directors and Officers during its annual meeting...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Sept. 8, 2014) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI), one of the nation’s largest pump manufacturing trade associations, has announced two significant personnel changes. Gregg...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Sept. 2, 2014) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has announced the planned retirement of its long-serving executive director. Robert K. Asdal, who has served as HI executive...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Aug. 15, 2014) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has entered a training partner agreement with Iwaki America Incorporated that allows both organizations to leverage co-branded...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (April 8, 2014) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has entered a training partner agreement with ABB and Baldor Electric Company, a member of the ABB Group. Through this relationship,...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (March 14, 2013) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) recognized the 2012 Standards VIP (Very Important Participant) recipients at the 2013 HI Annual Meeting in Fort Myers, Florida. The...
MORTON GROVE, Ill. (March 28, 2013) – Xylem’s Paul Ruzicka, chief mechanical engineer and James Roberts, chief product engineer were recently honored by the Hydraulic Institute for their technical...
LENEXA, Kan. (Feb. 14, 2014) – Smith & Loveless Inc. president Frank J. Rebori has been appointed to the board of directors of the Hydraulic Institute (HI). Rebori was formally introduced at HI’s...
Parsippany, N.J. (Feb. 25, 2014) – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) announced the 2014-2015 Board of Directors and Officers during its Annual meeting recently held in Phoenix, Ariz. The Board is...