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The efficient reduction and removal of solids is critical in food waste applications.
Executives share their expert insight on the state of the pump industry.
Changing from serial- to Ethernet-based communication is an increasingly popular trend.
Last year, a Pumps & Systems reader asked about matching variable frequency drives (VFDs) and motors. “I have a spare pump in my warehouse that requires 15 horsepower (HP) at best efficiency...
Motor control centers, PLCs and VFDs improve uptime and data management to keep pipeline stocks moving.
After reading two of my articles on power pump valves, valve springs and net positive suction head required (NPSHR), Brazilian engineer Ricardo Martuscelli emailed me to suggest that I create graphs...
Shipments of fluid handling pumps in the U.S. showed gains in 2011, benefiting from improved domestic demand and export opportunities. Domestic demand improved due to modest gains in fixed investment...
How does seal face topography affect mechanical seal performance?
A commentary on why the U.S. should follow the European Union’s lead in establishing minimum efficiency standards for the pump industry
Q. When selecting wetted pump parts, how much consideration should be given to the temperature of the pumped liquid? A. Handling liquids at temperatures below 32 F (0 C) or above 250 F (120 C)...
With the exception of hard-core pump enthusiasts, most pump users do not have much interest in or the need to get deep into pump design. What makes a five-blade impeller operate differently than a...