stagnation

Automated Hydrant Flushing Keeps Water Main Dead Ends in the Clear

Flushing of water distribution systems is critical to ensure customers receive the best water quality. Aging infrastructure, poor quality pipelines, and high...
Venturi

Venturi Injectors Make Their Impact

Modern pump technology has benefitted dramatically from new materials, modern manufacturing methods, and state-of-the-art controller technology. But one of the most impactful...
Aztech Controls

Outsourcing Critical Aspects of Processing Systems

For equipment designers in processing industries, there are aspects of any system that are more functional in nature, yet still critical. This...
clutch

Oil Shear Technology Eliminates Maintenance and Adjustment

Force Control Industries introduces the PosiClutch 200 Series PTO clutch, a hydraulically actuated microprocessor-controlled Oil Shear PTO clutch which is ideal for high volume...
ProSonic

Going Pro to Measure the Flow

Measuring of demineralized water in utilities, for example in boiler condensate return lines, requires reliable devices, and there is a need for economical and...
SpotSee

How Vibration Monitoring and Preventive Maintenance Increase Efficiency

In most scenarios, preventive maintenance is a more cost- and time-effective solution to increase efficiency rather than waiting for it to fail and having...
Heinz Bloch

Process Pumps: Obstacles to Reliability

Figure 2: Modern Water Management Systems conserve valuable resources, achieve significant maintenance cost reductions, and greatly increase process unit profitability. Paybacks of less than...
Portacool

Keeping It Cool on Shop Floors

Greg Olson is the heavy machine shop supervisor at Washington Iron Works located in Sherman, Texas. As a supervisor of a twelve-man crew working...
Air Bearing

How Does a Centrifugal Compressor Work?

Figure 1 During the first century of centrifugal compressor design, changes were evolutionary. A centrifugal compressor from 1900 looks very much like a centrifugal compressor...
Opto 22

Reliability Gets Its Groove Back

Experienced industrial automation manufacturer and an industrial internet of things tools developer Opto 22 today announced a groundbreaking new industrial system to address the...