Major Systems Upgrades for Vallejo Sanitation and Flood Control District

Improving the quality of wastewater and flood control services is crucial to people everywhere—but it is especially concerning for the people of California, who...

Going Beyond Efficiency Standards: Part 1 of 2

By Ben Keiser, Applied Flow Technology  Pumps, fans, and compressors account for about 60 to 70 percent of total...

Reliability Starts from the Ground Up

Asolid foundation is a proven way to increase the mean time between planned maintenance for most types of rotating equipment. Pump bases and foundations...

Taking Pump Diagnostic Equipment to the Next Level

By James Farley Pumps are the very heart of fluid-transfer operations. Unexpected failure can devastate production and profits. Operators...

Combatting Corrosion

Whether pumping slurries and by-products, oil and gas, or water and wastewater, the components that make up an industrial fluid handling system suffer a...
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...

Progressing Cavity Pumps Lower Maintenance Costs and Reduce Downtime for Municipal Sludge Processing Facility

Like many municipal wastewater treatment facilities across the country, a wastewater authority in Illinois was looking for a better way to dispose of the...

Improving Cooling Tower Filtration: Part 2 of 2

The following case study describes one end-user’s experience with multiple filtration technologies and their inherent advantages and disadvantages in their cooling tower systems. In...

Know Your Pump Base Plate Installation Options

Part 3 of a 3-Part Series In the first two parts this series, we looked at many of the ways in which pumps can...
CFD

Precise Dimensioning of Pump Piping Systems: Part 2 of 2

Synchronization of several pumps is an effective way to reduce pressure pulsations and vibrations in the pipelines. In part 1 of this series, we...