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Pump Industry features, January 2016

Setting the new pump testing standard

The pump industry faces a challenge in keeping up with changing efficiency regulations. Programs such as the Hydraulic Institute (HI) Pump Test Lab Approva

Going through the ranks to a top job

To commemorate National Women in Engineering Day on 23 June, World Pumps looks back on its 2013 interview with Grundfos Pumps' Heidi Berger, about the rout

To commemorate National Women in Engineering Day on 23 June, World Pumps looks back on its 2014 interview with Katie Jones, project manager at SPP Pumps, w

Villeroy & Boch's bath and wellness plant in Roden has a continuous production cycle that cannot be altered. Here, Philippe Leguay of PSG explains how Vill

When a US city began to outgrow its outdated water supply system, the city's Water Division turned to Grundfos' integrated pumping system, which paid for i

The Milan–Nosedo wastewater treatment plant in Italy is one of the largest in Europe, requiring submersible electric pumps that can handle heavy duty condi

In mining and construction applications, pumps often need increasingly higher head as work progresses. Tsurumi’s new Tandem Kit means that rather than inst

When a US pumping station charged with supplying drinking water to a major US city began experiencing problems with one of its pumps, hand held high tech i

In the process of lumber drying, condensation is formed and collected in pits where it’s filtered for reuse. The acidic condensation carries bits of wood,

The first step in identifying a pump's energy saving potential is by ascertaining its operating point. KSB has developed a mobile app that can determine wi

When a European printing company needed to make major repairs to one of its fixed speed vacuum pumps it reassessed their combined operation to establish po

Metering pumps are relatively small components on a production platform but they perform a critical role. This article takes a look at how metering pumps w

Colin Elcoate of SPX Flow discusses developments in China, new opportunities in power generation and what structure an organisation now requires to succeed

This is the next article in a series supporting the BPMA's 75th anniversary in 2016. Here, Hidrostal explores the history of the liquid pump and where pump

To reduce effluent nitrogen production Blue Plains wastewater treatment plant, Washington, looked to KSB to install a robust, reliable and high capacity pu

Air Operated Double Diaphragm (AODD) pumps are an interesting seal-less, displacement alternative to centrifugal pumps. This article explains how they work

Patrick Decker was appointed to head up water technology specialist Xylem nearly two years ago. In this time he's increased investment in R&D and actively

To commemorate International Women’s Day on 8th March 2016, Neutronic Technologies speaks exclusively to a host of leading female influencers in the engine

Here, UK pump supplier, Neutronic Technologies, argues why manufacturers mustn't lose sight of their green focus when trading conditions worsen.

This article examines the safety enhancement solutions that are being integrated into the Japanese nuclear reactors post-Fukushima.

From hazardous waste management to high-output manufacturing, pumps have heavy duty work to do. This article looks at how having a pump designed with Maint

The constant maintenance of pumps used in sludge transport can prove costly for wastewater plants. This article looks at the simple, low-maintenance pumps

Centrifugal compressors have a lot of work to do to withstand frigid Siberian conditions. Here, we see how Waukesha Magnetic Bearings technology achieves h

Polish company Koordynacja uses CNC milling to automatically manufacture orthopaedic insoles. This article takes a look at the pump that securely vacuum cl

To commemorate 75 years, the British Pump Manufacturers Association is producing a number of articles on key developments in the British pump industry and

UK company Bedford Pumps Ltd, has delivered a fish-friendly pumping station to Cambridgeshire District Council at Webb’s Hole Sluice, Over, Cambridgeshire.

A sample from our upcoming January issue: World Pumps takes a look at the automated control of ballast tank pumps on commercial barges and what it means fo

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