Pumps

A metallic pipe (left) and a CPVC pipe (right) after the same length of service. The metallic pipe has significant fouling inside, while the CPVC pipe remains in like-new condition.
Pumps November 15, 2022

The importance of fluid handling characteristics in piping material selection

Why CPVC fluid handling characteristics provide increased efficiency, less maintenance and overall piping system reliability versus metal

By Antenor Mejilla
Corrosive chemicals are fluids that will attack and destroy the materials they encounter. Metals, stone, glass, elastomers, and even some types of plastics can be susceptible to corrosion from various fluids like acids, bases, and solvents. Courtesy: Finish Thompson Inc.
Pumps November 11, 2022

Seven must-know pieces of information about transferring harsh chemicals

Select the right centrifugal pump for fluid transfer applications.

By Pete Scantlebury
Pumps June 2, 2022

Using fire pump speed as a design consideration

Pump speed has always been a critical factor in assessing fire protection system performance and can now be used as much more of a design consideration

By Milosh Puchovsky
Courtesy: Sulzer
Pumps May 29, 2021

Matching feed water pump designs with gas fired power plants advances

Gas turbine manufacturers have developed larger and more efficient units, which need to be supported by advanced feed water pumps (FWP) to ensure long-term reliability as well as cost-effectiveness.

By Patrick Welz
Courtesy: Sulzer
Pumps November 27, 2020

Technology for legacy pumps developed

Every industrial process delivers benefits for people around the world and nearly all of them involve a pumping operation at some point and keeping these essential assets operational is an important task.

By Daniela Haldenwang
Pumps October 4, 2020

Process sensors, wireless transmitters, help pump diagnostics

Applying vibration and temperature sensors with wireless transmitters, paired to local or cloud diagnostics, can help keep pumps running safely and reliably. 

By Mark T. Hoske
Pumps May 12, 2020

Optimization of a plant cooling system design

Size a feed water pump; consider heat-exchanger options; determine cooling system power and energy use

By Doug Kolak
Pumps September 1, 2019

BFP-3510D Big Shot by Goodway Technologies

The unit comes fully equipped with a 10 HP (7.5 kW) or 15HP (Diesel) motor, a triplex plunger two-gun, alternate shot pump.

By Goodway Technologies
Pumps July 22, 2019

Association names international officers for 2019-2020

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) named Brian Larry as chairman of the board for the 2019-2020 administrative year.

By Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA)
Pumps March 1, 2019

Design envelope pump by Armstrong Fluid Technology

The Design Envelope pump ranges from 1 hp to 250hp.

By Armstrong Fluid Technology