K-Impeller

Solving Wastewater Challenges with Modern Pump Technology

Performance Curve From self-cleaning toilets to hands-free faucets, new technologies optimize comfort and convenience of everyday life. However, some innovations can expose vulnerabilities in existing...
PCB

Taking the Pulse of Combustion

In the last thirty years, gas turbine manufacturers and users have faced significant regulatory pressure to reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. The Canadian government...
E/One

All-Terrain Sewer Stimulates Economy of Arkansas’s Newest City

Southside contains a very rocky terrain. In some areas, the ground is clay while in others, approximately three feet of soil sit above limestone...
Lakeside

Screw Pumps Show Their Strength

Calhoun’s treatment plant benefits from long-lasting open screw pumps With almost thirty years and counting of uninterrupted service for its 60-inch and 72-inch screw pumps,...
Asphalt Pumping

Take the “Fault” Out of Asphalt Pumping

Anthropologists have determined that the tarlike petroleum byproduct known as bitumen, defined as “a black, viscous mixture of hydrocarbons,” was first used as an...
Struvite

Removing Struvite from Wastewater Systems

Named after Henrich Christian Gottfried Von Struve, who discovered the magnesium ammonium phosphate crystals in medieval sewer systems in Hamburg in 1845, struvite is...
EnergyOUT

Expanding the Benefits of Reverse Osmosis

The nexus between water use and energy consumption has never been more critical to both our sustainability and our economy. In myriad ways around...
ethanol plant

Proactive Motor Testing Protects Ethanol Plant

Ethanol has been a clean-burning fuel used in the United States since the 1850s. Ford’s Model T automobile was designed to run on ethanol,...
electric motor test

Bringing the “Baker Test” Up to Date

One of the largest independent engineering service providers in South East England, Mid Kent Electrical Engineering Group, has performed electric motor rewinds and overhauls...
pumping systems

Challenges with Shaft Alignment in Chemical-Transfer Applications

While many chemical fluid-transfer operations may take place in harsh environmental conditions, the pumps and systems used to facilitate product transfer are in actuality...