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Pumps February 1, 1998

Selecting Liquid Level Detectors For Tanks

How much liquid is in the tank? How much did we use today? Is it time to refill? These are common questions around a typical plant. There are many ways to determine how much liquid is in a vessel.

By Joseph L. Foszcz
Pumps February 1, 1998

A catalog to diaphragm for

A 20-p booklet features descriptions, technical data, and engineering schematics of a complete diaphragm valve line, plus a review of available diaphragms.

By Staff
Pumps February 1, 1998

Vacuum pump rebuild

A 4-p brochure describes a service for rebuilding vacuum pumps ranging from conventional belt drive models to the latest dry pump technology. Pumps are rebuilt under an eight-step program that assures performance. Mass-Vac, Inc.

By Staff
Pumps February 1, 1998

Steam traps

A 20-p catalog depicts two lines of inverted bucket steam traps: cast iron and stainless steel. Both lines integrate the energy saving features of the inverted bucket steam trap with proven reliability of piston valves into a single space-saving package.

By Staff
Pumps February 1, 1998

PLANT ENGINEERING COST INDEX* – 1998-02-01

Change, % Current Month Year Facilities group index ago ago Clay construction products 144.1 0 1.1 Electric devices 146.9 -0.1 2 Foundry and forge products 134.2 0 0.9 Glass 108.5 -0.1 -1.3 Gypsum products 172 -0.

By Staff
Pumps January 1, 1998

Applying Simple Solutions To Common Maintenance Problems

The annual Plant Engineering "Tips & Tricks" article, last published in September 1997, has been the magazine's "best read" every year of its existence.

By Ron Holzhauer
Pumps January 1, 1998

Valves/actuators are easy pickings

Valve Sizing and Selection Software on CD-ROM for Windows 95 does all the work for choosing the correct HVAC control valves and compatible actuators. The software includes an online catalog of nearly 500 valves and more than 100 actuators. Honeywell, Inc.

By Staff
Pumps January 1, 1998

Taking A Systematic Approach To Planning Plant Moves

Conducting a plant move is an enormous undertaking from both a mental and financial point of view. Many factors and requirements must be considered. This article offers guidelines on how to plan, execute, and manage a facilities move via truck.

By Wesley Cummins
Pumps January 1, 1998

Relief valves

A complete line of process pressure relief valves, steam safety valves, and hydraulic and pneumatic test equipment is presented in a 6-p brochure.

By Staff
Pumps January 1, 1998

Steam trap simplifies installation

Trap valve stations integrate the energy saving features of the inverted bucket steam trap with the proven reliability of piston valves into one space-saving package that simplifies installation, reduces maintenance costs, and conserves space.

By Staff