This article is part of our ongoing series on the history of pumps. In 2008, I wrote a two-part article on waterhammer and how it can damage pumps and piping systems. It is the result of a change...
The Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers helps set new standards for sustainability, while the Grundfos Dormitory project is a living laboratory for circulator pump research.
Because pump systems can be complex, determining the root cause of problems in an operating system can often lead to a hit-and-miss approach that is time consuming and costly. For six years, that was...
Q. What are some factors to consider when conducting a life-cycle cost evaluation for a sealless rotary pump? A. There is a substantial first-cost premium for sealless rotary pumps. Depending on...
VIL pumps and design envelope technology reduce energy use and cool Toronto’s downtown.
Avoid these root causes of seal failure.
A VFD and a permanent magnet, direct-drive motor replace a gearbox, reduce maintenance costs and provide energy savings.
With numerous mergers and acquisitions occurring during the past three years, the editors and Editorial Advisory Board members wondered what affect they were having on the pump supply chain. In April...
These new regulations may include costly design improvements.
A West Coast food processor finds a solution for its packaging operations.
This method with prevent varnish accumulation and reduce equipment downtime.
Recently, I received a call from a plant operator in Ohio. He said, “We have a big contract from a customer to supply multiple oil heating systems and have just completed the first unit. It is ready...
Industry leaders focus on talent acquisition and retention as the manufacturing sector grows.
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index increased 28.5 percent during the last 12 months, comparable to the broader S&P 500 Index, which was up 28.1 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index was...
Creative Strategies for Growth from the Pumps & Systems Editorial Advisory Board