Features for September 2014

Features Archive

Retrofitting mines benefits from VSDs Retrofitting mines benefits from VSDs

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

High-performance will help tanker fuel waste High-performance will help tanker fuel waste

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

Consider air seals for rotating equipment Consider air seals for rotating equipment

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

Optimum centrifugal pump for suction lift Optimum centrifugal pump for suction lift

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 pumps.

Belzona restores pumps at historic reservoir Belzona restores pumps at historic reservoir

Providing corrosion resistance during the refurbishment of a UK reservoir.

Pallas iClad laser cladding for internal contours Pallas iClad laser cladding for internal contours

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

Festo improves the water quality at Nuremberg Zoo Festo improves the water quality at Nuremberg Zoo

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