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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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  • The top five things that cause inverter failure
    Posted by Alan Burrows • 27 October 2014
    Jonathan Wilkins of European Automation writes: Inverters, drives, VSDs, variable speed drives, variable frequency drives – the category of products used to control an electric motor’s sp...
    tags: Inverters, drives, VSDs, variable speed drives, variable frequency drives
  • LAFF out loud for good sales practice
    Posted by Alan Burrows • 08 October 2014
    Dave Brockway writes: This past summer it became obvious that it was time to replace 13 rotting windows in my house. Four companies came out to assess my situation and submit a quote. All the sales r...
    tags: Intelliquip, Selling, Advise + quote, Customer’s problems , Sales rep
  • Russian-Ukrainian alliance began joint construction of pumps for nuclear power plants
    Posted by Alan Burrows • 07 February 2014
      Vladislav Vorotnikov writes: Russian concern Ruselprom has carried out the first supply of electric motors for pumps used in the construction of nuclear power plants to the PJSC Sumy M...
    tags: Russian-Ukrainian, nuclear power plants, Ruselprom, Sumy Machine Building Scientific Production Association
  • Large Russian oil pumps producer increased exports to Kazakhstan
    Posted by Alan Burrows • 03 February 2014
      Vladislav Vorotnikov writes: In 2013 a group of companies Perm Oil Engineering increased volume of sales of oil well pumps by 49% following the rapid rise in the volume of exports of p...
    tags:  Kazakhstan, Perm Oil Engineering , Russian oil pumps , Oil well pumps , Russian oil market
  • An approach to fluid handling challenges from Verder
    Posted by Alan Burrows • 10 January 2014
    The worldwide brewing industry is expected to reach an annual value of $630 billion by 2015. Despite the simplicity of basic brewing principles, manufacturers worldwide often face a variety of challen...
    tags: Verder, Brewing, Peristaltic pumps, Flexible hose, Mag drive pumps
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  • Complete guide for the correct selection of pumps in the UNIQA range
    This technical manual discusses the basic technical concepts applicable to all pumps, as well as those which apply specifically to The Zenit Group's UNIQA pumps range.
  • Evaluating the impact of chemical waste: How safety and the bottom line can both benefit
    This paper demonstrates that it is possible to reduce chemical costs by identifying and limiting the wastes found in dispensing, storage and application. Reducing these hidden costs will also improve productivity and health and safety in the workplace.
  • Improving efficiency in electric motors
    This article discusses the rules, guidelines and the best practices to reduce losses in induction electric motors.
  • Waste & Hazard Walk Workbook
    The Waste & Hazard Walk is a systematic facility tour which looks for ways to improve productivity and safety, with a specific focus on industrial supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE). This free download outlines how your company could benefit from a Waste & Hazard Walk.
  • Refinery specs: the user’s view
    Users of centrifugal pumps for refineries often tailor their specifications with additions to the well-known API 610 standard. However, D. Chaware and A. Joshi have found that some additions can prove deleterious. They discuss the shortcomings of some of the most frequently used addenda and offer resolutions.
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