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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...
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Bell & Gossett Celebrates 100 Years of Innovation: Part 1 of 2

When young engineers W.C. Bell and E.J. Gossett formed the Bell & Gossett Company on a cold Chicago day in January 1916,...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

Peristaltic Hose Pump Technology in Precious Metal Mining

A number of primary advantages are linked to the use of peristaltic hose pumps for high density, abrasive paste transfer at precious...
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Smart Technologies: Redefining the Reciprocating Pumps Market

Extreme volatility in the global oil prices is leading a tight price war among larger players. The decline in oil prices is...
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Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Cooling Tower Pump Intake Design Related to Hydraulic Performance: Part...

Cooling towers are increasingly being used to provide cooling water to power plants, and in last month’s introduction we looked at some...
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Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Cooling Tower Pump Intake Design Related to Hydraulic Performance: Part...

Ahydraulic model study of a recently designed intake structure showed that the conveyance of flow from the cooling tower basin to the...