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Pump Industry features, July 2014

Remote pneumatic system helps keep Guernsey dry

Guernsey is just as susceptible to flooding as the rest of the UK. But thanks to remotely controlled, pneumatically operated pumping, one area of the islan

Heat pumps are set to help reach targets

The climate and energy package is a set of binding legislation which aims to ensure that the European Union meets its ambitious climate and energy targets


Anthony Bennett looks at the various desalination processes, thermal, membrane and hybrid, and how they have evolved, what the current challenges are for i


What are your health & safety obligations this winter?


WaterCAD helps to identify optimal hydraulic strategy, solving water supply issues in a hydraulic modeling project providing continuous water supply to 240


The open loop Mitsubishi-based heat pump system is claimed to be the first installation of its kind anywhere in the UK that harvests naturally stored energ


When Alkane Energy looked to replace its existing pumps, it looked to ABB’s range of variable-speed drives to help reduce pumping costs.


Efforts to improve the environmental impact from tankers are being stepped up by pump manufacturer Lewa and its partner Cryostar.


A look at air seals, which can offer a number benefits over packing for sealing rotating equipment.


Addressing a long standing self-priming issue at a UK waste water treatment works by installing a static priming tank system to feed two new end suction pu


Providing corrosion resistance during the refurbishment of a UK reservoir.


Access apertures of less than 100 mm call for considerably slimmer optical heads. This is where the iClad comes in.


Process automation technology supplied by Festo is improving the wellbeing and living conditions of the mammals.


A few tips for those new to the industry, and refresh those who may have become set in their ways, to stay safe when working with pumps.


RO desalinators for marine applications need to be compact, requiring pumps that occupy a small footprint, yet giving the high pressures needed by the perm


When Midsouth Aggregates needed to replace a submersible pump BJM’s was confident that its 6 in KZN hard iron submersible pump could do the job.


Altra Couplings reduces vibration at Malaysian raw water pumping station


Viking’s SG range of spur gear design external gear pumps handle low volumes of liquid at high differential pressures.


There are many of issues that can cause electric motors failure. However, there are some that crop up more often than the others. European Automation has c


High flow dosing/metering peristaltic pump unit from Watson Marlow is a solution to quicklime and hydrated lime producer.


When selecting control valves for a major Australian water infrastructure project, engineers had to ensure that they could deal a wide range of flow rates,


Flood de-watering in UK's Somerset levels in the 'biggest pumping operation ever', shifts 7.3 million tonnes of water per day.


A look at the possible size of the pump market in China.


When a Middle Eastern Chemical manufacturer was looking for a pump to transfer its liquid chemicals to the chemical reactors it turned to Wilden AODD pumps


AxFlow brings a troublesome pump back to full long term operating condition and provides the best return on investment.


A Hydra-Cell T80K has worked on the same 23 hour daily duty as its plunger-type predecessor, but with minimal maintenance and no sign of wear, leaks or lo


A manufacturer of water fittings and valves explains how they are saving 20% of the energy costs of a large injection moulding machine, following the fitti


NPCIL qualifies Termomeccanica Pompe to supply pumps to the Rajasthan nuclear power plant.


Condensate pumps in the removal of condensate water from air conditioning units.

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