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July 1, 2014
The new Wirth triplex double-acting piston diaphragm (TDPM) pump combines two well established and proven pumping principles for the transport of high volumes of abrasive slurry. The Wirth TDPM works on the...
July 1, 2014
Early this month, this company launched a new generation of hot-water recirculation pumps for large industrial heating systems as well as forced-circulation boilers and district heating systems. The horizontal, radially split single-stage volute...
May 1, 2014
Optimal functioning of centrifugal pumps over time depends on sound maintenance practices. The following material represents tips and guidelines for routine preventive and protective maintenance for centrifugal pumps. Monitoring A basic maintenance routine for centrifugal pumps should include monitoring of the following items: Bearing and lubricant condition. Monitor bearing temperatures, lubricant level...
March 1, 2014
This company has been awarded a contract to develop special vacuum pumps for the ITER fusion reactor (photo) — a multinational project to further fusion power plants. In order...
March 1, 2014
These vacuum inlet traps protect pumps across many applications, from laboratory settings to scalable production systems. The inlet vacuum traps feature user-selectable filter elements for removing the...
February 1, 2014
This company has developed helium recovery units that make it possible to recover and recycle the gas used in leak detection. The recovery of used helium is useful for meeting the...
December 1, 2013
Gear units play a critical role in a diverse array of chemical process industries (CPI) facilities, to match the speed of a selected driver with the speed of the driven equipment. Today, they are used extensively in pumps, turbines and compressors, in material-handling units (such as conveyers and stackers), and in other equipment, including mixers, kneaders and extruders. This article discusses...
October 1, 2013
The CSD Aseptic Series of hygienic centrifugal pumps is suitable for transferring liquids in food, beverage, pharmaceutical, ultra-pure and other process applications where hygiene is critical...
October 1, 2013
The new TMP-X2905/X3405 Series of turbo-molecular pumps (TMP) has integrated power supplies and 3,000 L/s class pumping speeds for the semiconductor and flat-panel-display manufacturers. Integrating the...
September 1, 2013
Designed for general industrial applications, the new SLC4 (photo) and SLC8 models of the Seal-Less Drive Eccentric Disc Pumps line also handle numerous chemicals, such as isocyanates, polyols...
September 1, 2013
Chemical vapor deposition (CVD) is among the most reliable methods to produce large-area graphene films on different metal substrates with diverse carbon sources. The benchtop Thermal CVD Cube (photo) grows a bilayer...
September 1, 2013
This company has updated its range of turbopumping stations to include the newly launched nXDS dry scroll pumps. The range of turbostations now includes...
September 1, 2013
Rotary equipment, such as centrifugal pumps, often represent the heart of plants in the chemical process industries (CPI). A critical factor in the longterm reliability of such equipment is a high-quality design and commissioning process, so that initially, the rotary equipment will have the maximum built-in strength to survive upset operating conditions, yet not be overdesigned in a way that leads to...
August 1, 2013
The ADPC 302 (photo) is a unique, in-process contamination management system for particle contamination monitoring in the semiconductor industry. The system measures the number of...
August 1, 2013
The A Series eccentric-disc pump (photo) incorporates a variety of upgrades, including the implementation of ISO PN 16/ANSI 150 flanges. The A Series has also doubled its maximum differential pressure from 5...
July 1, 2013
The new ASM 340 (photo) is a high-performance and durable leak detector for a wide range of applications, from R&D through the industrial coatings market, and can be used for both serial production and maintenance tasks. Both...
July 1, 2013
The new two-stage DuoLine rotary-vane vacuum pumps feature a newly developed pump system with optimized cooling. These changes have a significant impact on the pump’s service life, says the...
July 1, 2013
The ViscoFlux mobile drum-emptying system has been further developed and now has an optional control unit enabling integration into a range of filling processes. For example, an end position cutoff can be integrated into the ViscoFlex so that the pumping process is automatically stopped...
July 1, 2013
This company’s E-Series Plastic AODD (air-operated double-diaphragm) pumps have been upgraded with electrically conductive polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) diaphragms (photo) to...
May 1, 2013
This company’s magnetic-drive pumps now exceed driving power of 515 kW, with flowrates of 3,500 m3/h, delivery heads of 160 m and system pressures from PN 16 to 400. They can operate at temperatures of...
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