Sealing Solutions

The Mechanical Seal Industry’s Contribution to Energy Efficiency in Pumping Systems

By Richard Smith and Chris Booth, AESSeal See Part 1 Here In last month’s beginning to this article, we posited that, although sealing devices account for...

The Mechanical Seal Industry’s Contribution to Energy Efficiency in Pumping Systems

By Richard Smith and Chris Booth, AESSeal Sealing devices account for only a small fraction of the energy consumed by pumps. The scope for energy...

Selective Electroplating: Fast, Precise, Localized

By Thomas Chapman, SIFCO ASC Electroless nickel has many applications, and many are mission critical. But what happens when parts need repair or retouching? Typically,...

How To Detect Leaks in Your Compressed Air System

By Emily Newton Unaddressed compressed air leaks can lead to increased costs, equipment malfunctions, and other issues that cause headaches in industrial settings. However, you...

Proactive Design with Hydraulic Modeling

By Walt Prentice, Applied Flow Technology  No longer is over-engineering, or designing from heuristics, as necessary as it once was. Why? Because engineers can build...

Types of Check Valves and Their Industrial Applications

By Gilbert Welsford Jr., ValveMan Check valves are indispensable safety components, used in industrial and residential piping systems to provide directional control of fluids. These...