These engineered machined products can help increase a facility’s return on investment.
Evaluating the entire system for possible improvement will help facilities lower energy use and improve reliability.
Evaluate the application before installation to ensure a long-lasting, productive and efficient pump.
Electrical capacitance tomography can provide real-time imagery of any pipeline.
Properly sizing systems, utilizing well-trained operators and performing routine maintenance can help overcome day-to-day challenges.
This technology can improve pump maintenance programs by lowering operating costs through extended mean time between repairs.
In issuing its final rule on an energy conservation standard for commercial and industrial water pumps, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates the net value of the rule to be between $74...
In 2015, I wrote a series for Pumps & Systems titled "Efficiency Monitoring Saves Plants Millions." (Read the whole series here.) I gave readers a real-world example of the importance of understanding...
One food processing plant saved energy and simplified maintenance by replacing a surface system.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala (Jan. 5, 2016) - In June 2011, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Request for Information that began the process of regulating pump efficiency in the U.S. for the first time. On...
The Clean Power Plan and emphasis on efficiency are moving power utilities to optimize pumping systems.
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...
These pumps prevent equipment from corroding, provide lower costs and increase efficiency.
While running a pump at its best efficiency point saves money, reduces downtime and improves performance, many plant managers are unaware of how their equipment is actually performing. This series,...
SCADA Monitoring Maximizes Pump  System Performance
The system tracks pump efficiency so repairs can be anticipated with timely, accurate and reliable information.
Pump Design for Reduced Costs & Efficiency
A 3-D inverse design method provides better cavitation control and reduces manufacturing costs.
Design Software Increases Hydraulic Efficiency
Pump manufacturer streamlines the design and production process.
The Hydraulic Institute’s New Test Standard
ANSI/HI 14.6 gives the pump community a globally accepted test standard 
for rotodynamic pumps.
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Jan. 29, 2013) – The Hydraulic Institute, leading the efforts of the pump industry in North America to address the U.S. DOE pump efficiency rule-making, announced to its members...
WINTERTHUR, Switzerland (Dec. 19, 2012) – Sulzer Metco announces the completion of the acquisition of Russian company, Protective Coatings LLC, formerly SP Technicord LLC, as of Dec. 18, 2012. With...
Unlock Opportunities to Improve Oversized Pump Efficiency
Walking the system and asking questions before taking measurements is vital.
Air-operated double-diaphragm pump technology delivers the shear-sensitivity and leak-free operation required in this application.
Centrifugal Pump Efficiency—When Is Efficiency Important?
Editor's Note: This is the sixth in a six-part series on centrifugal pump efficiency. For other articles in this series, click here.The power required by a pump is directly proportional to both the...
Hydraulic Institute Pump FAQs June 2012
Produced by the Hydraulic Institute Q.  How can analyzing life-cycle costs help pump owners make decisions about their pumping systems?A.  Analyzing life-cycle costs is a management...
Hydraulic Institute Pump FAQs May 2012
Q. What are the typical causes of mechanical seal failure in rotodynamic pumps, and what are the possible leakage paths? A.  A mechanical seal is expected to achieve its maximum mean...
Reliable Pumps for Abrasive Material
Solid-body plastic AODD pumps deliver the operational ability required for challenging abrasive-handling applications.The originator of the epigram, “Laws are like sausages; it’s better not to see...
Power Station Cooling Water Pump Upgrade
Computer-aided engineering enables the improvement of pump hydraulic performance in power plants.Cooling water pumps for power plant condenser cooling systems are large flow-rate, low- to medium-head...
Centrifugal Pump Efficiency—Preservation of Efficiency
Editor's Note: This is the fourth in a six-part series on centrifugal pump efficiency. For other articles in this series, click here.The performance of a centrifugal pump with a trimmed impeller will...