Archive for September, 2018

Are You Selecting The Right Coupler For Your Application?

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 von admin

OPW Engineered Systems is pleased to announce that Dave Morrow, its Director of Product Management, will be giving a presentation at this year’s Hose+Coupling World Expo Americas, which will be held from Oct. 16-17 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX.

At his presentation, titled “Are You Selecting The Right Coupler For Your Application?,” Morrow will offer a comprehensive look at the factors that could contribute to product loss and potential harm to people and the environment when loading and unloading hazardous chemicals, of which there are more than one million shipments in the United States every day. He will specifically note the pros and cons of every category of chemical-coupling technology, with an emphasis on ensuring overall safety when handling hazardous or dangerous fluids in high-pressure and high-temperature applications.

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Augury and Grundfos enter strategic partnership

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 von admin

Grundfos and Augury are partnering to bring continuous diagnostics to Grundfos’ current and coming customers as well as co-developing smart diagnostics capabilities in future products. The partnership will combine Augury’s unique knowledge within algorithm powered machine listening, with the deep expertise in water technology and pump systems of Grundfos to create ready-to-implement, world-class condition monitoring services and solutions. Ultimately presenting the companies’ customers across the globe with new, digitally enabled, resilient and reliable offerings with best in class competencies, technologies and market propositions.

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KSB at BrauBeviale 2018 in Nuremberg

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 von admin

Vitachrom with SuPremE motor, PumpDrive and PumpMeter

KSB Group will be showcasing its comprehensive range of pumps and valves for sterile/hygienic applications and support processes at Brau Beviale 2018 in Nuremberg from 13 to 15 November 2018.

Naturally, the focal point of KSB’s presentation will be the five hygienic food pump type series Vitachrom, Vitacast, Vitalobe, Vitaprime and Vitastage. Because of the large number of design variants the pumps are offered in, they are ideally suited for almost any pumping task in the fields of liquid or viscous food transport. The pumps’ excellent cleaning and steaming in place (CIP/SIP) capabilities are promoted by the almost complete lack of dead volume, the electropolished wetted components and the use of high-grade stainless steels. All pumps belonging to the Vita series have been awarded the certificates common to the industry, such as EHEDG, and their elastomer components conform to FDA standards.

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4 Reasons to choose AODD pumps for chemical processes

Thursday, September 20th, 2018 von admin

Technical paper by Erik Solfelt:

Thanks to its simple yet innovative design, the AODD pump has proven to be able to consistently meet the demands of chemical processors while building a reputation as a go-to pumping technology where basic fluid-transfer capabilities are required. The AODD pump, which possesses a stable of notable operational characteristics, has become a first-choice technology for chemical manufacturers who are searching for a pump that meshes cost-conscious air consumption with reliable and safe production rates.

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Sulzer is optimizing pump reliability and performance

Thursday, September 20th, 2018 von admin

The offshore industry faces two main challenges: maximizing production within the limits of the reservoir, and minimizing operational costs while maintaining the safety of the platform. Pumps form one of the main groups of equipment that influence the outcome of both challenges and they require expert knowledge to ensure continued reliability and performance.

Murray Wilson, Sulzer UK argues that in each case, industry engineering expertise and commercial innovation are required to deliver these goals. Furthermore, the capital expenditure to improve reliability is most often far outweighed by the costs incurred by an unexpected failure and the subsequent costs of lost production. By taking a proactive approach and involving an expert maintenance provider, platform operators can deliver significant benefits to the business in the long term.

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Multiphase pumps for oil-water-sand-gas mixtures

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 von admin

The global hunger for oil and gas continues unabated, which means that exploration companies are striving to achieve higher and higher yields and are also increasingly developing difficult sources, such as heavy oils with an extremely high solid content. Methane from coal seams or highly viscous oil at more than 10,000 mPas are already of commercial interest today but are just as complicated to extract as oil-sand mixtures from the Sudanese desert. Conveying systems in particular have to be adapted to the media and the environment if production is to be efficient under such conditions. Netzsch Pumps & Systems has developed a multiphase pump precisely for this area of application. It can handle mixtures of oil, water and gas along with sand content, achieving flow rates of up to 600 m³/h.

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Mouvex opened its Americas facility in Grand Terrace, CA

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 von admin

Mouvex, part of PSG, a Dover company and a leading manufacturer of positive displacement pumps, announced the opening of its Americas facility. The facility is located within PSG in Grand Terrace, CA, USA. “We are extremely proud to open the new Mouvex Americas facility, which will be the cornerstone of our operations in the United States,” said Xavier Blin, President of Mouvex. “This represents a significant investment in the global growth of the Mouvex brand and illustrates a commitment to the expansion of our operations into the Americas region.”

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Int. Rotating Equipment Conference 2019 – Call for Papers now online

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 von admin

The Call for Papers for the „International Rotating Equipment Conference” 2019 is ready for download at www.introequipcon.com.

“We call visionaries and experts from the pump and compressor industry to submit their proposals for technical papers”, informs Christoph Singrün, Managing Director at VDMA Pumps + Systems as well as Compressors, Compressed Air and Vacuum Technology and conference organizer. ”Submit your proposal by 30 November 2018 at the latest.”

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Affinity Law RPM

Sunday, September 16th, 2018 von admin

In this edition of the Centrifugal Pump Minute, the specialists of Grisworld take a look at the Affinity Laws that help govern the performance of your centrifugal pumps. This video focuses on the Affinity Law that can be used to predict pump performance when changing speeds.

Sanitary AODD designed to meet exacting standards

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 von admin

12″, 10″ and 7″ H Series versions

Flotronic Pumps’ original 10” ‘H’ Series pump was designed to meet the exacting hygiene standards of 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc (3-A SSI) and to be used in processes where hygiene is a priority. Since the launch of the 10” pump in 2015, the range has been expanded to encompass 7” and 12” versions, both of which are 3-A SSI accredited. Pipework connection sizes are now available from 1” – 3” allowing greater flexibility.

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