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 of Tamanrasset...
CIRCOR

Determining the Right Net Positive Suction Head Margin

Anyone designing a pump and piping system with high vapor pressure and a long suction pipe should spend some time thinking about the net...
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...
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 that is...
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 a correctly...
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, and polymers....
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 2 of...
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 precision dispensing...
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 throughput of...

Paradigm Shift Towards Solar Powered Centrifugal Pumps

By Namrata Dave Rapidly changing agricultural technology combined with constant improvement in farm machinery is leading to wide adoption of energy efficient centrifugal pumps, creating...