Asphalt Pumping

Take the “Fault” Out of Asphalt Pumping

Anthropologists have determined that the tarlike petroleum byproduct known as bitumen, defined as “a black, viscous mixture of hydrocarbons,” was first used as an...
Xylem

DOE Indexes for Pump Efficiency Require Close Analysis

The “Efficiency Island” is shown in red—bounded by the maximum impeller diameter, minimum impeller diameter and the iso-efficiency lines. The goal is to maximize...
chopper pump

Quick Install Needed at Port Site

Purpose-built for hard-to-handle fluids, Landia's Chopper Pump at Fredericia, Denmark. At the Danish deep-water port of Fredericia, close to the international route of the Great...
asphalt pumps

A Beast of a Pump

Sometimes mined, but most often manufactured, the transportation and handling of asphalt is a challenging enterprise. Asphalt in the latter form is a carefully...
Mercy Pumps

An Act of Mercy

Many people in Africa have little or no access to healthcare. As a result, many children, teens and adults suffer and die every day...

Improving Pump and Centrifuge Performance in Crude Oil Tank Bottom Cleaning and Drilling Solids...

In part 1 of this series, we saw that uses of grinders in petroleum-related pump situations can vary widely, from complex crude oil tank-bottom...

Improving Pump and Centrifuge Performance in Crude Oil Tank Bottom Cleaning and Drilling Solids...

One of the most important issues influencing the profitability of industrial and manufacturing operations is maximizing equipment uptime to maintain a consistent throughput of...
Screw Pumps

Benefits of Screw Pumps in Oil-and-Gas Fluid-Handling Applications: Part 2 of 2

As mentioned in part 1 of this series, the solution to the shortcomings of centrifugal pumps can be positive displacement (PD) screw pumps. The...
Oil-and-Gas Fluid-Handling

Benefits of Screw Pumps in Oil-and-Gas Fluid-Handling Applications: Part 1 of 2

People are programmed, whether consciously or subconsciously, to embrace the familiar. At the same time, when asked to complete a task, we are apt...
Landia AirJet

Adding Toughness to the Mix

Based at a ten-acre site on the banks of the Menai Strait in North Wales, the Roberts of Port Dinorwic food production facility has...