Electrical capacitance tomography can provide real-time imagery of any pipeline.
Industry leaders voiced their thoughts about 2016—what is important, what trends we should watch for, what is new in the market. Here are some of those remarks, as selected by our editorial team.
Q. What is the estimated time between repairs for common wastewater pumps? A. The optimal performance or life of pumping equipment will be achieved when the equipment is correctly designed, sized...
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was down 20.9 percent over the last 12 months, while the broader S&P 500 Index was up 1.3 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index also decreased 11.8...
Software can provide a powerful and easy tool to predict machine operation under different conditions.
Shifting trends in water use and changing sewage composition cause complex problems for the world's sewer systems.
Pump users may have a reasonable expectation that a properly installed fixed-speed pump will run reliably at any point on the manufacturer's published head-capacity curve. While this is true for most...
10 Tips for Better Pump Life Management
In my experience, few plant personnel are concerned with how a pump is running until after it breaks down. When the whole plant unexpectedly shuts down, then the pump gets attention. By simply...
With today's mandate for reduced fugitive emissions and improved air quality in industrial valves, proper installation of stem packing has become critical. But the importance of effective sealing by...
As the oil and gas sector struggles to rebound from an unstable market, companies are doing what they can to adapt and adjust to a shifting landscape.
With no mechanical seals to replace or maintain, these pumps provide a cost-effective option for hygienic applications.
Pump industry associations anticipate a year of new initiatives and educational programs for end users.
Pumps & Systems staff spoke with Mike McCalley, Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at Flowserve, about the current state of the industry and what we should watch for in the coming...
Minimize the damage caused by common mode noise.
One food processing plant saved energy and simplified maintenance by replacing a surface system.
Federal Reserve action and emerging market weakness will also impact equipment manufacturers.
Around the U.S. and the world, governments are embracing systems that help conserve water without relying on new aquifer and reservoir sources.
If it sounds like cavitation, feels like cavitation and is believed to be cavitation, it may or may not be cavitation. The "cavitation" noise we often hear from problematic pumps results from bubbles...
Pump system professionals must be aware of new rules to adapt to an evolving marketplace.