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...

Pumping New Life into a Failed Pump

A Caribbean refinery had been using a Union Pump Company (now SPX Clyde Union) 4x6 (4-inch discharge, 6-inch suction) Multi-Phase Extraction (MPE),...

It Pays to Be Smart

Reliable, economical, and hermetically sealed, the compact Ecosmart pumps from Lewa GmbH have proved themselves in simple metering applications in water treatment, in refineries,...

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 2

In the second part of this analysis, we hope to demonstrate the real need for a better system to understand and monitor the integrity...

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....

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...