Maintenance & Reliability

Optimizing Offshore Pump Performance and Reliability

By Daniela Haldenwang, Sulzer Asset reliability and performance are the two most important factors for the oil and gas sector but as processes change and...

Estimating True Life-cycle Cost

By Ben Keiser, Applied Flow Technology We all want reliable pumps and piping systems that meet requirements with a cost-effective design. The resulting design may...

Keeping Spills in Check

By Prajakta Pingulkar Various companies need to use, store, transport, or handle liquids and chemicals that are hazardous in nature. Hence, it’s imperative to take...

Simulation and Vibration Analysis of Shaft Cracks

By Lin Liu, Zhuang Li, and Suri Ganeriwala, SpectraQuest, Inc. A shaft crack is a slowly growing fracture of the rotor. If undetected in an operating...

An Industry in Transition

By Bill Moore, XONA On many fronts, 2020 is a year of adaptation and refinement. This is especially true for utilities, like oil and gas...

Identifying the Best Pump for Handling Dilatant Isocyanates

By Johann Fourrat-Besson It’s a fact of life that industrial manufacturers will need to create or work with liquid components that are sensitive or hazardous....