Integral design features, such as the heavy-duty hose, reduce maintenance costs and improve efficiency in dosing applications.
Impellers with this design help pumps achieve the ideal head, reduce wear and improve efficiency.
Safety concerns prompt dialogue about customized, certified pumps.
From storage to dismounting, every aspect of a bearing’s service life can impact its performance and reliability.
Maintenance services add value for renewable energy sources.
Power plant operators can save on energy and operational costs with intelligent monitoring.
Higher temperatures reduce water’s lubricating effect and stress seal faces.
Improved data management reduces costly utility consumption and defines benchmarks for real manufacturing growth.
Technologies such as low inrush motors, soft starters and VFDs can reduce spending and downtime.
Real-time monitoring software and trained support staff provided early warning of critical equipment issues and prevented costly faults.
The Jordan, Knauff & Company (JKC) Valve Stock Index was up 0.9 percent during the last 12 months, much lower than the broader S&P 500 Index, which was up 16.3 percent. The JKC Pump Stock Index was up...
Looking at the big picture, asking the right questions and incorporating teamwork can determine the cause of failures.
Enhanced diagnostics provide critical data for reliable, efficient operations.
Q. What is a regenerative turbine pump? A. Regenerative turbine pumps are characterized by a low flow rate and high head. They use peripheral or side channel vanes or buckets that are manufactured...
Automated monitoring improves diagnostics and allows specialists to focus on high-value tasks.
In my last column (Pumps & Systems, October 2014), I explained that a capacitor’s current is totally out of phase with that of a motor’s magnetizing current. This allows the capacitor to store...
Flexibility and plenty of room for movement ensure successful, reliable sealing.
I received a lot of feedback on my column “How Much Energy Do Pipes Remove?” in the September issue of Pumps & Systems. This column described the use of two computer programs that evaluate the...
Feedwater chemistry analysis can prevent metal loss, equipment failure and harm to personnel.