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

In the first part of this article, a major pump OEMs had invited Mechanical Solutions, Inc. to resolve an occurrence of multiple pump driveshaft...

Making More “Elbow” Room

In industrial installations, process plants are designed to minimize floor space. Abbreviated floor space can result in inadequate short runs of straight pipe required...
Classic Components Corp.

Taking an Independent Path

Direct sourcing of electronic components for the industrial control equipment industry used to be pretty simple. An OEM would order direct from...
Vesconite

Pump Refurbishment Package Focuses on Energy Efficiency

An Australian company that specializes in both on-site and off-site pump refurbishment is finding that energy efficiency is an important driver in its refurbishment...

How to Check a Motor Armature for Damaged Windings

If you have access to a volt/ohm meter, there are three quick checks you can do that will tell you if a motor armature...

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...

Significant Cost Savings by Replacing Traditional Biocide Program

A 60,000 gallon (227,125 liter) volume district cooling system located in downtown Chicago had a constant problem with algae and biofilm growth in the...
Pump Controller

Process Industry Cuts Pump Maintenance to Zero

Process industries can make great savings by preventing equipment failure and production interruptions. This was the experience of ISP Chemicals Inc. After installing Emotron...
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...

The Challenges of Maintaining Equipment on Offshore Platforms

By Murray Wilson, Sulzer  The offshore industry faces two main challenges: maximizing production within the limits of the reservoir,...