Pumps

Pumps April 1, 1998

Metal repair

The Metalstitch technique for the immediate and long-lasting repair of cracked or broken cast iron in pump and bearing housings, gears and gear boxes, and many other components is the subject of a 4-p brochure.

By Staff
Pumps April 1, 1998

Overall leadtimes lengthen

From January to February 1998, leadtimes lengthened significantly for all materials except hydraulic cylinders, which may be facing a shortage in supply, as their leadtimes increased by 24.8% in 1997.

By Staff
Pumps March 1, 1998

Diaphragm pump

Husky 3275 is an aluminum, 3-in, air-powered, double diaphragm pump designed to handle a wide variety of fluids. The pump delivers up to 275 gpm and can run dry without damage. Graco, Inc.

By Staff
Pumps March 1, 1998

Pump tube

HD-pump tube is available in stainless steel with two different pumping elements. The product is easy to clean, continuous duty, and portable. Lutz Pumps

By Staff
Pumps March 1, 1998

Videoscopes

Series 6 videoscopes with dual optics technology inspect inside piping, machinery, valves, and other hard-to-access locations. The product measures defects viewed on a video screen with 95% accuracy. Olympus America, Inc. www.olympusipg.com

By Staff
Pumps March 1, 1998

Submersible drainage pumps

Pumps are available in sizes from 1 1/2 to 15 hp. The pumps feature modular, easily changed replacement parts; and offer a rust and corrosion-resistant stainless steel outer casing. Pumpex, Inc.

By Staff
Pumps March 1, 1998

PLANT ENGINEERING COST INDEX* – 1998-03-01

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 March 1, 1998

Portable electric pump

Utility pump is corrosion resistant, lightweight, and durable. This product is the latest addition to a line of submersible, portable electric pumps. Grindex Pumps www.grindexpumps.com

By Staff
Pumps March 1, 1998

Guidelines For Choosing A Pipe Thread Sealant

Looking into any maintenance technician's tool box or a plant's supply closet likely turns up some type of pipe thread sealant.

By Steven J. Vaccaro
Pumps March 1, 1998

Containment system

Thermoplastic system features patented dual containment piping with options, including leak detection, HDPE manholes, valve boxes, sumps, and lining systems. Fluid Controls, Inc. www.fluidcontrols.com

By Staff