How Many Mils Is Your Coating?

From the job shop to the robotic assembly floor, it is vital that the product be made well and correctly coated for...
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...

Evaluating Total Cost of Ownership Models: Part 1 of 2

Electric utilities are undergoing a transformation not seen since the Tennessee Valley Authority brought electricity to rural America. The complex challenges facing electric distribution...
pump deterioration

Laser Cladding as a Technical Improvement Over Traditional Spray and Fuse Nickel Chrome Boron...

Sand, sludge, corrosives, abrasives, and myriad other challenging fluid components tear into the working surfaces of pumps hour after hour, gradually or catastrophically deteriorating...

Arc Flash Hazards: Are Your Employees Trained?

Previous editions of NFPA 70E required an arc flash hazard analysis. The 2015 edition now requires an arc flash risk assessment to determine if...

Electronic Water-Conditioner Keeps Boilers Scale Free

San Antonio Housing Agency (SAHA) is saving thousands of dollars a year at its Woodhill Apartments on expensive maintenance and replacement boilers every six...

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...

Lubrication Technology that Can Take the Heat

Across a variety of compressor applications, some things remain constant. Operators are seeking greater efficiency in the face of an increasingly volatile range of...

Eliminating Pipe Failures from Pneumatic Conveying Line

Robert Forgione, P.E. and his team at the Upper Occoquan Water Reclamation Plant in Centreville, Virginia were wading through yet another dust cloud to...

The Impact of Digital Twin Technology

One of the biggest developments in the world of technology over the last few years has been that of digital twins. A...