Rotary lobe pump combined with macerator enables collagen production

Saturday, August 11th, 2018 by admin Posted in Food Beverage, In Gerneral, Pharmaceutical

Fish is not just one of the staple foods in all the world’s coastal regions, its high-quality constituents – from omega 3 fatty acids to iodine – mean it is also becoming a significant component of a healthy diet worldwide. On the other hand, most of the residues are disposed of or processed into cheap animal feed, although the skins do for instance contain valuable proteins. In addition to fillet production, Vinh Hoan Corp., one of the largest pangasius exporters in Vietnam, has therefore built up its own production line for collagen powder. The powder is now used in food supplements, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. For this, Netzsch supplied a combination of a high-performance twin shaft macerator and a hygienic full-metal rotary lobe pump.

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Technical Paper: API 676 compliance of progressive cavity pumps

Friday, August 3rd, 2018 by admin Posted in Chemical, In Gerneral, Oil / Gas, Petrochemical, Pump Applications, Pump Technology

Owing to their operating principle and their roots in waste water treatment, Progressive Cavity Pumps (PCP) come with typical deviations against petrochemical standard API 676. Some of these deviations are inevitable, others can be healed. It is a preservative headache and topic of discussion for project engineers to understand and identify which of these deviations are relevant, critical or acceptable for their project.

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Technical Paper: How to – Vibration Analysis

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Measure + Control, Pump Drives, Pump Maintenance, Pump Software

Fig. 1 Analyzing vibration measurements on Omnitrend Center taken by Vibscanner 2.

It’s not a secret, that vibration on machines causes severe issues – not only on a long term perspective. Vibration, caused by any issue is the natural enemy of any rotating machine such as a pump. Due to the latest handheld high-speed data collector Vibscanner by Pruftechnik vibration of all kind on all kind of machine can be detected during the maintenance routine.

With the special software Omnitrend Center the measurement results of Vibscanner 2 (Fig. 1) can be analyzed deeply and used for an entire machine health program. But what measurements does the new high-speed data collector Vibscanner 2 deliver, how do you interpret these and how can you react on these measurements? Let us give you a quick kick-start into vibration analysis to help keep your pumps alive.

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Top 10 posts on Δ p Global Online in July 2018

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News

The actual Top 10 posts on Δ p GLOBAL Online:

  1. Netzsch: Downhole progressing cavity pump with submersible drive
  2. SPX Flow strengthens ties with the Tapflo Group
  3. Siemens: Pressure transmitters for remote commissioning of functional safety
  4. AS-Schneider: Metal seated ball valves for up to 420 bar and 450 °C
  5. Grundfos: Providing the best water in Karelia
  6. Circor/Allweiler: “Play globally – but act locally”
  7. Schunk: Technical Paper – High-performance carbon – the service life extender for pumps
  8. KSB: Impeller improves suction characteristics in high-pressure pumps
  9. Almatec: AODD pumps with a solid plastic design
  10. KSB: New app simplifies pump operation

The actual Top 10 posts on  Δ p Online in German:

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AODD pump with detachable mounting foot

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Pump Technology

The new 6 mm (1/4”) Velocity Series AODD pump offers a detachable mounting foot providing adaptable mounting capabilities. Thanks to this design, the Wilden Velocity Series pump can quickly and easily be reoriented by loosening a single screw.

This design provides the user with multiple mounting options while allowing the pump to perfectly fit into restricted spaces, a critical consideration for OEM systems and skids.

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New hygienic container pump

Monday, July 30th, 2018 by admin Posted in Food Beverage, In Gerneral, Pump Applications, Pump Technology

For the production of cosmetics and pharmaceutical products as well as for the processing of foodstuffs, a special thoroughness and cleanliness must be ensured to consumers. When using hygienic pumps, the operator expects besides a high system availability and low maintenance requirement an absolutely perfect hygienic and easy to clean design.

The B70V SanitaryPlus barrel pump has a one-piece joint-free drive shaft and is consistently without threads in the hydraulic area. Just a few components reduce the assembly and dismantling times for approx. 80 % as well significantly reduce the cleaning effort.

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Improved Bluetooth Monitoring Solution

Friday, July 27th, 2018 by admin Posted in Component Pump Parts, In Gerneral, Measure + Control, Pump Drives, Pump Technology

The i-Alert2 sensor upgrade improves

  • battery performance,
  • enable programmable monitoring intervals to detect faster transient fault conditions,
  • and expand monitoring coverage to large slow-speed pumps.

“These continuous improvements and portfolio expansion, driven by our users’ feedback, provide customers greater flexibility when using our state-of-the-art Bluetooth monitoring solution,” said David Malinas, President of ITT Industrial Process.

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Centrifugal Pump Minute

Friday, July 27th, 2018 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Pump Technology, Δ p Video Channel

Griswold has developed an educational video blog called the “Centrifugal Pump Minute.”

The first video is about Determining available system NPSHA. James Farley, Griswold Product Manager, reviews how to determine available system NPSHA for a pump that is installed and operational. Using the calculation needed to determine NPSHA, James presents example tests that will establish system performance and possible pump cavitation.

Play globally – but act locally

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News

Sumit Mehrotra

Following its acquisition of Colfax’s Fluid Handling business in late 2017, Circor International Inc., a US public company with 1.1 billion USD revenue and over 4,000 employees worldwide is bringing together more than 40 renowned pumps and valves brands under one direction, including Allweiler, GmbH. The Industrial Group is Circor’s largest business segment, and Allweiler is the largest brand within that group.

Sumit Mehrotra, President of Circor Industrial Group, explained Allweiler’s special position within the group: “The fact that Circor, an American corporation, has moved the headquarters of our Industrial Group to Allweiler’s Radolfzell location in Germany, indicates just how important this acquisition and Europe are to us.” Mr. Mehrotra went on to explain to ∆ p the strategy behind the Allweiler acquisition, its importance to the business and the ways in which Circor Industrial customers will benefit:

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Water intake pumps to China’s mega-refinery

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News, Oil / Gas, Petrochemical, Pump Applications

Over the past decades, international technology Group Andritz has become a byword for highest quality and customized pump solutions and is now a preferred partner on a global scale. In the interests of its customers, the Pumps division does not set itself any limits with regard to size and flow rate in the development and manufacturing of tailor-made pumps. Thus, Andritz has been commissioned to supply the water intake pumps for China’s first privately managed and largest petrochemical plant.

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