A Major Leap Forward on Energy Efficiency

By Rachel Gold, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Virginia has recently made a major leap forward on energy...

Breaking The Cycle of Pump Repairs: Part 3 of 4

METHODS OF OIL APPLICATION The traditional oil sump was depicted, in figure 5 (see earlier Part 2 of this series, “Insist on Better Pumps,” Modern...

Fire Codes: A Foundation of Safety for a Rapidly Changing World: Part 2 of...

As we introduced in part 1 of this article last month, the fire pump is one of the most critical pieces of equipment for...
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...

Curing a Raw Water Pumping Facility’s Unremitting Driveshaft Failures: Part 1 of 2

One of the major pump OEMs had invited Mechanical Solutions, Inc. to resolve an occurrence of multiple pump driveshaft failures for one of their...
corrosion resistant coatings

Stopping Corrosion in the LNG Sector

While corrosion is a serious issue in virtually all oil, gas, pipeline, and industrial facilities, it is a particular challenge for the liquid natural...

The Generation of Pure Water

As a world leading manufacturer of complex multi-port stainless steel diaphragm valves, GEMÜ has earned an excellent reputation in the biotech and pharmaceuticals’ markets....
AutoPumps

For Landfill and Remediation Pumping, AutoPumps Can Take the Heat

AutoPumps are air-powered positive displacement pumps that require no surface timer-based controllers, bubblers, or sensors in the well to operate. The pump is activated...

Meet the Future: Edge Programmable Industrial Controllers: Part 2 of 2

By Benson Hougland, Opto 22 In part 1 of this article, we introduced the dilemma faced by a glass...

Basic Pneumatic Circuits

By Pat Phillips, AutomationDirect Pneumatics have been used in automated machines for well over 100 years, with pneumatic technology...