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  • Advanced hollow fiber UF membranes improve performance in tertiary water treatment
    Growing global demand for clean water and increasing environmental concerns make membrane filtration the technology of choice for municipalities and industries seeking to reuse wastewater and reduce their water footprint. But how is the technology developing in this field?
  • Advanced Conversion: Maximising the Potential for Energy from Waste
    One of the most readily-available and viable solutions to help address the challenge of our growing energy needs is Energy-from-Waste (EfW) – which has the potential to take a multitude of waste streams (such as municipal solid waste) and convert them into energy. We look at how modern techniques can make the technology more efficient.
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Blogs

  • Coming together to clear the FOG
    Posted by Emily Simpson • 14 March 2016
    Marta Perez, Technical Director of British Water writes: Every year there are approximately 366,000 sewer blockages in the UK – of which 80% are caused by fats, oils and grease. Around £8...
    tags: sewer, blockage, fats, oil, grease, food, sewage, water, contractors, FOG, association, British Water
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  • How to improve pump energy efficiency
    Posted by Emily Simpson • 25 February 2016
    Richard Smith of AESSEAL writes: Engineers that specify an appropriate mechanical sealing system on their pumps can significantly improve the energy efficiency of a manufacturing plant as it is est...
    tags: energy, efficiency, AESSEAL, pumps, seal, fluid, valves, power, flush
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  • First-ever pump efficiency standards reflect industry and advocate consensus
    Posted by Emily Simpson • 17 February 2016
    Joanna Mauer of the Appliance Standards Awareness Project writes: At the end of 2015, the US Department of Energy (DOE) issued new efficiency standards for commercial and industrial pumps t...
    tags: efficiency , standards, energy, pumps, DOE, ratings, air conditioner, manufacturers
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  • Short and Sweet
    Posted by Emily Simpson • 24 November 2015
    Dave Brockway writes: We drive our SUVs to the ATM for cash. For bottom line product info, we scan a QR code for product info.  Medical experts connect IVs for hydration and power up EKGs to che...
    tags: Intelliquip, selling, industry terms, selection, pumps, valves, acronyms, plain speaking
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  • The Blessed Curse of Infrastructure
    Posted by Camille Patricot • 10 September 2015
    Dave Brockway writes: Recently in Frankfurt, Germany attending a trade show. I took advantage of what I’ve always thought to be an impressive German rail system. Our hotel fell within walking d...
    tags: Pumps, Frankfurt, Infrastructure, Engineers, Facilities, Total cost of ownership, Transport
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Features

  • Food and drink sector considers exhaust air quality
    While there are stringent standards regulating the quality and specification of compressed air applications in the food and beverage production sector, there are no equivalent standards in place for exhaust air quality from vacuum pumps. Here, we look at the best way of managing exhaust air quality from vacuum pumps.
  • Flood-hit residents fight back against the elements
    December sees the first anniversary of floods which devastated a Yorkshire town in the north of the UK. Tadcaster suffered its worst floods on record in 2015 and homes and businesses were damaged and destroyed. This winter the townspeople are fighting back against the elements with specialist water pumps.
  • German Football Museum keeps its visitors cool
    Dortmund is home to the recently opened German Football Museum, offering an entire football experience for visitors. Fans can relive their football memories in carefully controlled ambient temperatures thanks to an air conditioning system which includes pumps supplied by a German manufacturer.
  • Learning how to make more effective decisions
    Choosing, designing and operating the optimal pump system are vital skills which can bring huge savings for a company. The Pump Engineer training programme was created by Pumpenfachingenieur GmbH to help engineers gain the theoretical knowledge and the operational experience which will give them those skills.
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