Wall Street Pump & Valve Industry Watch
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was up 16.9 percent during the last twelve months, above the broader S&P 500 Index which was up 13.6 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index was...
Peristaltic Pump Speed Considerations
Operating speed requirements must be a factor when selecting a pump.
Rotary Lobe Pumps in Sugar Processing
This pump type manages the temperature and viscosity challenges of handling this difficult product.
Food & Beverage Industry Pump Market
The total pump market within this segment is steadily growing in the U.S.
Improved Torque Tension
How does lubrication affect fastener torque and resultant tension?
ATEX: The Symbol of Safety in Dangerous Chemicals Handling
Safety-conscious chemical companies are making ATEX-certified pumps and equipment mandatory in their day-to-day operations.
Root Cause Analysis & Problem Solving
Basic solutions that limit the involvement of a slowly dwindling staff are ideal
Reverse Engineering of a Vertical Pump Suction Bowl
The pump was returned to service at a nuclear power plant after reverse engineering of an unavailable part and complete pump testing.
VFDs Save Energy in Pump Applications
Using variable frequency drives provides many benefits to end users.
Electric Motor Repair & Reliability
Repetitive motor failures may be caused by a lack of diagnostic or forensic repair information reported to the motor owner.
Long-Term Motor Reliability
A variable frequency drive’s effect on system efficiency and motor life
Internal Clearance & Its Effect on Bearing Fatigue Life
End users must include bearing clearance as an integral part of designing or building a pump.
Motor Nameplate Letter Code Designations
Learn how to avoid misinterpretations.
Do Vibration Measurements Depend on Probe Placement and Probe Type?
Typically, vibration measurements are taken with a handheld accelerometer probe in four places:Pump outboard bearing housingPump inboard bearing housingMotor inboard bearing housingMotor outboard...
Why Wye? Why Delta?
Why a Wye or Delta connection is required in a three-phase circuit