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...
Pumping system

What Is Your Zero? Part 2 of 2

In the first part of this series, we illustrated how fluid pressure head is a function of pressure and density and how...
Oil and Gas Industry

Improving Pumping System Performance for the Oil and Gas Industry

Growing need for the transportation and refining of oil and gas is also fueling the demand for pump and valves across the...
nuclear flare lights

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...
ARO closed-loop controller

Controlling Pumps with Reliability, Productivity, and Efficiency

For nearly ninety years, ARO has been delivering reliable fluid management intelligence to the global marketplace, including the world’s first closed-loop controller...
coal slurry

Agitator Pumps Power through Coal Slurry at Electric Plant

Coal continues to play a significant role in the U.S. electric power industry. The American Coal Foundation reports that nine of every...

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...

Putting a Biogas Digester Solution to Work

Landia’s GasMix is a unique mixing system for anaerobic tanks on biogas plants. All the mechanical components of the Landia GasMix are...
Chemical Metering Pump

Choosing the Right Chemical Metering Pump for Treatment-Plant Systems: Part 2 of 2

Last month in part 1 of this series, we examined the myriad chemicals that can be used in wastewater-treatment systems, knowing that...
Transient Monitoring System

Performance Guarantees Confirmed Via “Proof of Design”: Part 2 of 2

In part 1 of this series, we discussed some of challenges facing pump station owners—specifically the problem of “water hammer” vibration and...