Common Pumping Mistakes
The balance between cost and ease of installation should be the major deciding factor.
The facility replaced old grinder pumps with stainless steel shredder pumps, which have needed no maintenance in almost two years.
Specialized centrifugal pumps handle liquids with up to 70 percent gases.
An Indiana refinery used reverse engineering to solve multiple challenges with one custom pump.
A look at a KSB impeller that was used for 80 years.
Instrumentation Provides Process Control & Balance
Rotor balancing is not the only benefit of a balancing machine.
Click here for "Focus on Fundamentals" Part One, Part Three, Part Four and Part Five. In the April issue, we discussed fundamentals of the overhung impeller centrifugal pump design. Its advantages...
The "Ten States Standards" and other municipal and state codes require submersible wastewater pumps to pass a minimum 3-in spherical solid. This is not a difficult task for many 4-in and larger...
The Gentle Giant of Neideraussen
With its 40,000-kW (53,640-hp) drive rating, the CHTA 140/5 feed pump in the Niederaussem lignite-fired power station near Cologne is one of the two largest feed pumps ever built.The new power station...