Designing Formed Diaphragms

Designing Formed Diaphragms for Optimum Performance and Manufacturability

Pumps that utilize a diaphragm for their mechanical force have been used since the mid-nineteenth century, and continue to be utilized in...

High Process Safety Thanks to Integrated E-Monitor

By Riccardo Marcotti, Lewa Nikkiso Italy As part of a gas field expansion in Saudi Arabia, an international group...
5-inch Model CDPH (Cartridge-Style Dual) mechanical seal

The Business Case for Mechanical Seals in the Mining Industry

Figure 3: Close-up of a 5-inch Model CDPH (Cartridge-Style Dual) mechanical seal. An overview of mechanical seal experience in...
Bearing Housing Protector Seals

How to Cost-justify Bearing Housing Protector Seals – Part 1 of 4

Much is known about the negative effects of moisture and particle contamination in process machinery lubricants. Dirt and water ingress often occur...
penstock at a pumping station

Piece by Piece

Ham Baker and Unitspark have completed the intricate installation of a penstock at a pumping station in South London in which a...
Superbolt

Safe and Efficient Bolting

Superbolt makes easy work for boiler feed pump workers Nuts and bolts are one of the most basic and...
Mechanical Seal Energy Audits and Their Value

Mechanical Seal Energy Audits and Their Value: Part 4 of 4

In one of the three previous parts this series of articles has dealt with the cost to reheat and/or evaporate flush injection...

Sturdy Inside and Out

By Benjamin Budde, Stallkamp   The biogas plant in Hammel near Aarhus can now consider its...
Mechanical Seals

Playing It Cool

Designing mechanical seals for sealing refrigerants and other low viscosity liquids has been a difficult problem for seal manufactures for many years....
Right Mechanical Seals

Select the Right Mechanical Seals: Part 2 of 3

Contrary to our intuition, we do not have to be seal experts to select the right seal. Instead, all that’s needed is...