Food Waste to Green Energy

A piped digester mixing system that utilizes pumps made by Landia is helping Biogen with its successful new $8.5 million (£5 million) food waste...

Eye of the Storm

For the chemical processing industry, the benefits of air-operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps are well known. AODD pumps are, on the whole, the best...

Using Coriolis Mass Flow Meters with Positive Displacement Sliding Vane Pumps:...

In part one of this article, we offered a detailed look at the theory of operation for Coriolis flow meters, also known as mass...

Diversify and Conquer

Founded in 1971 in Detroit, Michigan, as a manufacturer of chemicals used in various industrial and food applications, Diversified Chemical Technologies, Inc. (DCT) has...

Integrity of Pulsation Dampeners in Liquid Systems Part 1

Reciprocating pumps emit pulsations into the attached piping systems causing potentially dangerous unbalanced shaking forces, poor valve dynamics, high maintenance costs, and reduced flow....

What Not to Cool on Some Process Pumps

As of 2014, certain pump cooling provisions can still be found in many process pumps provided by process pump manufacturers. However, the existence of...

Recipe for Success

Recipes for cheese are thousands of years old, passed down through generations and crossing continents—like the Swiss cheese recipes used by Shep Ysselstein, owner...

High-precision Ingredient Metering for Spreadable Butter

Spreadable butter is one of the primary products of the Danish/Swedish dairy company Arla. At their facility in Götene Arla is producing the brand...

Minimizing Leaks and Environmental Hazards for Fluid Transfer

Transporting and securing hazardous material while also minimizing its exposure are the twin goals of any processing engineer. Many of the fluids transferred during...

Short Design Means Big Innovation

Splitted gear box and improved maintenance possibilities for plunger pump Lewa plunger pumps according to API 674 are used wherever high hydraulic power is needed,...