Raising Protection Standards to New Heights

When seeking to protect industrial machinery from leaks and heat, two names within Emerson Industrial Automation's family of brands are raising the standard for...

Tackling and Solving Your Mechanical Seal Problems

An actual pump reliability improvement issue might serve as a model for tackling sealing issues in modern refineries. You really don’t have to become...

Are You Choosing the Right Seal for Your Vacuum Pump?

Mechanical seals can fail for many reasons, and vacuum applications present particular challenges. For example, certain seal faces exposed to vacuum can become starved...

Mechanical Seal Energy Audits and Their Value: Part 2 of 4

Part 1 of this 4-part series on “Mechanical Seal Energy Audits and their Value” laid the groundwork for presenting the topic and its implied...
thermoplastics

The Use of Thermoplastics in Fluid Handling: Part 2 of 2

In part 1 of this series, we established that thermoplastics present many benefits across a range of industry areas because they are dielectric, exhibit...
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 the mining industry is conveniently obtained...

Strategic Mechanical Seal Partnerships

It would be inappropriate to criticize equitable owner-manufacturer partnerships; however, there is still a need to become more aware of the hidden, long-term adverse...
Bearing Isolators

Ensuring Success When Applying Bearing Isolators on Pumps

A well-known technique for increasing pump reliability is sealing the bearing housing with non-contacting Bearing Isolators over less expensive contact seals. Because contact seals...

Wastewater Plant Relies on Thermal Flow Meter for Co-Gen Power Gas Blending Process

The Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority (RVSA), which operates a large wastewater treatment plant in New Jersey,   embarked on a green co-generation waste-to-energy project...
corrosion coating

Stopping Corrosion on Oil and Gas In-Service Structures Part 2 of 2

For such corrosion protection, Wuhan Hengshi Engineering LLC spray applied EonCoat to thirty-eight containers that were put into service for EDC of CNOOC, covering...