Features for January 2016

Features Archive

Improving performance in harsh conditions Improving performance in harsh conditions

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

Secure vacuum clamping for CNC foot insoles Secure vacuum clamping for CNC foot insoles

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

The first of the BPMA's 75th anniversary articles The first of the BPMA's 75th anniversary articles

To commemorate 75 years, the British Pump Manufacturers Association is producing a number of articles on key developments in the British pump industry and how the BPMA played its part. Here, president Peter Reynolds of Grundfos Pumps Ltd. starts the story.

Fish-friendly pumping station embraces regulations Fish-friendly pumping station embraces regulations

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

Magazine preview: automated pumps keep barges afloat Magazine preview: automated pumps keep barges afloat

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 for energy usage in the shipping industry.