Curtiss-Wright has announced that it has been awarded contracts valued in excess of US$220 million to provide propulsion valves, pumps and advanced instrumentation and control systems for the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class nuclear powered attack submarine, Columbia-class submarine and Ford-class aircraft carrier programs.
Recently introduced double diaphragm pumps, this time electrically operated (EODD), said to provide an eco-friendlier approach to the traditional AODD pump. One of the first EODD pumps put in operation was installed in April 2019 at a wastewater treatment facility since then pumping sludge with limescale.
Moving products around during processing is an inherent need for most medium and large-scale food manufacturers. The texture and viscosity of food is not only an important quality parameter, but it also influences how it behaves during production and processing. Therefore, it should influence the choice of handling and treatment equipment used in the manufacturing process.
Wilden has announced bolted plastic Equalizer Surge Dampeners – Integrated SD series (ISD). The dampeners have been engineered to help extend the life and reduce the noise of Wilden ½ in. and 1 in. Pro-Flo series bolted plastic air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps.
Spreadable butter is one of the primary products of a Danish/Swedish dairy company in this case study where its facility is producing different brands for different markets. To be able to reproduce the specific characteristics of the different types exactly, ingredients must be precisely metered.
The BP series from HRS Heat Exchangers is a purpose-designed, hydraulically-operated, reciprocating, positive-displacement pump, with an expanding cavity on the suction side and a decreasing cavity on the discharge side.
Since 2008, a Municipal Utility District (MUD) in Texas has worked with Less Watts, Inc. (LWI), a company that specializes in motor reliability and power quality testing for the water and wastewater industry. LWI supports Metropolitan Utility Districts by providing motor acceptance testing, commissioning, and condition monitoring services. When one of the booster stations managed by the Harris County MUD was upgrading its pumps and motors, Stephen Hogue from LWI was asked to perform acceptance testing.Read More
Traditional product-based selling is giving way to solution-based selling as the European positive displacement (PD) pumps market experiences a surge in partnerships among Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) as well as Automation and IT sectors.
Every day industrial workers transfer potentially hazardous chemicals, such as solvents, acetones, lubricants, cleansers, and acids, from large drums into smaller containers, or into machinery. This transfer of chemicals at the point of use, however, can have serious consequences when manual “tip-and-pour” techniques or poorly designed pumps are used.