Posts Tagged ‘Selection’

Randal Ferman: Critical Pump Selection Webinar on Youtube!

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 von admin

Randal Ferman  has more than 35 years’ experience in the pump industry. During his 32 years with Flowserve, a global pump manufacturer, he was responsible for assignments in order engineering, field technical services, hydraulic design, training and product development involving a broad range of pump types and applications. In 2009, he became a full-time principal of Ekwestrel Corp in Los Angeles, providing independent, objective engineering consulting services on new and existing pumping equipment and systems.

This YouTube video covers three major pitfalls to navigate when selecting pumps:


Xylem: New on-line selection merges brands

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 von admin

A multi brand online pump selection tool for

  • Flygt,
  • Lowara,
  • Godwin,
  • Goulds Water Technology,
  • Vogelpumpen

has been released by Xylem, enlarging pump selection capabilities. Xylect is a comprehensive product database with advanced search functions that helps customers to find and select the right product. Existing products from all brands are now merged into the same system to offer customers a one stop selection job.


Webinar: Critical Pump Selection

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 von admin

Randal Ferman, PE, Consulting Engineer, Vice President of ekwestrel corp., has more than 35 years’ experience in the pump industry.

In this webinar he gives an overview in selecting pumps for critical processes:


Pump Audits for improving Energy Efficiency

Monday, January 30th, 2012 von admin

The need for saving energy meanwhile has been realized everywhere. Economic necessity and political pressure by the EuP Directives have led to the verification of all industrial sectors for energy dissipation and to get it replaced by energy saving solutions. Since pumps are among the major industrial consumers of electricity, here the main activities are concentrated. Pump audits of existing pumping systems have successfully shown spectacular savings of up to 90%. Thus the taken measures do pay for itself quickly. However also negative examples are known where ignorance did lead to misallocation and quite the contrary did occur. For example the simply installation of frequency converters without any analysis of the system conditions does not assure energy savings.