PARSIPPANY, N.J. (March 15, 2016) – Massachusetts Department of Environment Protection (MassDEP) recently kicked off a Pump System Optimization Training Program in conjunction with the Hydraulic...
Motor systems that are designed as entire packages are more reliable and affordable.
Last of Two Parts In Part One of this series (Pumps & Systems, February 2014), the operating and maintenance costs for pumped systems were isolated. The next steps are to set realistic goals for...
The Benefits of Digital Pressure Gauges
Monitor and improve pump operation with simple-to-install instrumentation.
Low-Voltage Controls Contribute to Optimum Operations
Improve performance in machines and plants.
Automatic Optimization Enhances Turbomachinery Design
3-D inverse design provides efficiency benefits.
NEMA 2013 Electric Motor Rulemaking Status Report
By moving most polyphase motors to the Premium Efficiency level, a change could be achieved within two years of the enactment of the federal energy code (CFR10, part 431).
A Big Picture Evaluation Can Produce 
Big Savings
A systems approach to efficiency often reduces production costs.
New Optimized Aeration System  Reduces Energy Consumption
A wastewater treatment plant experiences a 65 percent energy savings with the installation of improved equipment.
Establishing an effective pump reliability program can slash costs, make operations safer and provide uptime benefits.
High-Altitude Mining Challenge
Packaged systems solve pumping difficulties at the Toromocho mine site.
Unlock Opportunities to Improve Oversized Pump Efficiency
Walking the system and asking questions before taking measurements is vital.
The Next Generation of Pumps
Improve performance through pump design optimization.
Smart Motor Managers Improve Overall Pump Performance
Equipment and personnel safety and decreased energy costs are just the beginning of the benefits of motor management.
The proper design of complex submersible wastewater systems depends on many factors for optimization.
Pump System Efficiency
Focus on efficiency drives savings in energy consumption.
Upgrades Maximize Efficiency of 82-Year-Old Refinery Pump
Thorough analysis, testing and upgrades renew the life of an old single-stage, double-suction, horizontal split case pump.
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...
Sensors Improve Pump Performance and Provide Protection
Pump monitoring instrumentation is often not included with installations, but proper sensors can protect a pump and help with efficient operation.Pumps of all sizes are used throughout the process...
Pumps for Oil & Gas Terminal Transfer
Centrifugal pump technology plays critical role in many oil and gas applications.Significant advancements have occurred in the technology used to identify oil deposits below the Earth’s surface,...
AODD Pumps Benefit from Air Distribution System
Maximize energy efficiency by identifying the pumps’ optimal flow rate and air consumption.Operating a manufacturing plant in which fluids of varying viscosities need to be transferred from one...
Heating Solution Provides High ROI
A 20-year-old, direct-contact water heating system continues to deliver optimum performance for a Canadian Hospital.Twenty years ago, when Sacré-Coeur Hospital in Montreal embarked on a more than $1...
HI Pump FAQs March 2012
Q.  We have purchased and plan to install several sealless pumps in our facility and would like to know what procedures and cautions should be followed during installation and...
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Feb. 22, 2012) - Pump Systems Matter (PSM), The Morris County Chamber of Commerce, Schneider Electric and Grundfos are partnering to host a one-day course on March 20, 2012 in...
Editor's Note: This is the second in a six-part series on centrifugal pump efficiency. For other articles in this series, click here. Early centrifugal pump design was heavily influenced by turbine...
(Jan. 27, 2012) - Registration is now open for the 2012 SWPA Joint Training Seminar in Boston, April 4-5. This event is co-sponsored by Pumps & Systems magazine. The event will include a...
Rigorous simulation and optimization to help achieve real-time operational excellence. PLANO, Texas (Dec. 19, 2011)—Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems,...
HI Pump FAQs February 2012
Q. We plan to purchase several slurry pumps and understand that this service is considered severe duty. What guidelines should be followed regarding pump selection based on good wear resistance?A....