sahara

Bringing Water to the Sahara Desert

The Algerian Ministry of Water Resources took up a project to create a reliable supply of water to the city and area...
waterjet pump

The Right Pump To Make The Cut

Every waterjet shop wants to produce their parts at the lowest possible cost. To achieve this objective, nothing is more important than...
Internal Gear Pumps

The Benefits of Internal Gear Pumps in Industrial Operations

In last month’s introduction, we discussed how chemical-manufacturing processes require the use of dangerous chemicals, such as strong acids, caustics, solvents, resins,...
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...
Municipal wastewater plant

Five Ways to Prevent Submersible Pump Failure due to Solids Buildup

Municipal wastewater applications are notorious for the difficult—sometimes bizarre—solids that make it into the flow system. These applications pose several difficulties including...
petroleum-related pump

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...
Super hero ok sign

Best Practices for Pump Reliability: Pt 3 of 3

As we conclude this series, let us first review the major points raised in previous segments. We had introduced Parts 1 and...
AODD

Four Reasons to Choose AODD Pumps for Chemical Processes

Since its invention in 1955 as a mining pump, the air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump has established a well-earned reputation as a technology...
Precision Lubrication

Extending Pump Life through Precision Lubrication

According to major bearing manufacturers such as SKF, an estimated 63 percent of premature bearing failures can be directly or indirectly attributed...
Micro-Volume Fluid Control

Precision, Valveless Metering Pumps for Low and Micro-Volume Fluid Control

From R&D applications in the laboratory to small scale pilot plants, a broad array of low flow and micro-fluidic applications rely on...