News for December 2009

News Archive

Energy Recovery acquires Pump Engineering

Energy Recovery Inc has completed the acquisition of New Boston, Michigan-based Pump Engineering LLC.

Hayward Tyler Services completes pump overhaul contract

Hayward Tyler Services (HTS) has overhauled three Hayward Tyler Wet Wound Boiler Circulation Pumps for NV Elektriciteits-Produktiemaatschappij Zuid (EPZ) at its solid fuel fired power plant in The Netherlands.

Designing made to measure reliability in a seawater injection pump

'Designing made to measure reliability in a seawater injection pump' is now available as a download on this site.

Using magnet drives to cut maintenance costs in a German bitumen plant

'Magnet drives cut maintenance costs' is now available as a download on this site.

Submersible mixers in the handling of high viscosity material Submersible mixers in the handling of high viscosity material

'Mixing systems for high viscosities' is available as a download on this site.

Pump solutions for conveying fluid through open and closed water pipelines Pump solutions for conveying fluid through open and closed water pipelines

'Open and closed water pipelines' now available for download on this site.

KSB Filtra N swimming pool pumps are energy-saving KSB Filtra N swimming pool pumps are energy-saving

KSB Aktiengesellschaft has introduced the Filtra N pump series, the latest generation in the company’s range of swimming pool recirculation pumps.

Ingress Protection code explained for protection of enclosures from dust, water and impact

'Ingress Protection code explained' is now available as a download on this site.

Moyno Annihilator reduction grinder for trouble-free performance

Designed for industries requiring solids reduction and waste conditioning, the Moyno Annihilator twin shaft solids reduction grinder prolongs the service life of downstream equipment such as pumps, sensors, monitors and valves

Pulsafeeder release Eco and Isochem high flow gear pumps Pulsafeeder release Eco and Isochem high flow gear pumps

The Eco high flow gear pump and the Isochem high flow magnetic gear pump from Pulsafeeder are designed to meet the increasing demand for high flows in chemical processes

Eastern power generation market shows promise Eastern power generation market shows promise

'Eastern power generation market shows promise' is now available as a download on this site.

Cavitation control in centrifugal pumps Cavitation control in centrifugal pumps

'Cavitation control in centrifugal pumps' is available as a download on this site.

Moyno 2000 progressing cavity pump for efficient handling of dewatered sludge Moyno 2000 progressing cavity pump for efficient handling of dewatered sludge

Featuring a crowned gear universal joint drive train configuration, the 2000 progressing cavity pump from Moyno provides good torque and thrust control for water and wastewater treatment applications

Southern Water flood protection scheme for Folkestone’s historic homes

Used as holiday homes by writers such as Charles Dickens, TS Elliott and HG Wells, Folkestone’s historic cliff-top homes will be protected from flooding through the £1.4 million scheme from Southern Water

Torishima adds service facility in Dubai

Japan’s Torishima Pump Mfg Co Ltd has opened a new engineering, service and pump plant solutions company in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Dolomite microfluidic chip for immiscible fluid streams Dolomite microfluidic chip for immiscible fluid streams

Dolomite has introduced the glass Y-Junction Chip, which enables liquid-liquid contact of immiscible fluid streams.

Nuclear power station efficiency gains Nuclear power station efficiency gains

Nuclear power station efficiency gains now available as a 'Download' from this website.

Tri-Tech Holding receives $1 million upgrade contracts for 16 sewage pumping stations

Seven of the sewage pumping stations to be upgraded are located in the Western Tianjin Economic Development Area (TEDA) with the remaining nine located in the Tianjin Airport International Logistics Zone (TAILZ)

Schneider Electric makes Pumptrol 9013 corrosion-resistant and environmentally friendly

The Square D Pumptrol 9013 pressure switch line now features Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)-compliant Chromate 3 plating, which reduces the potential for corrosion and rust through a more environmentally friendly plating material composition

Moyno offer Certified Service Facilities for Moyno pumps

Providing service and parts for the entire line of Moyno pumps, the Certified Service Facilities will provide customers with 24 hour support

Thompson centrifugal pump suitable for wastewater Thompson centrifugal pump suitable for wastewater

Thompson Pumps says that its 4JSCG Enviroprime Pump is now available for wastewater applications.

Water-jet pumps with tier 3 engines

Griffen Dewatering has recently begun offering its 3 stage jet pumps with tier 3 engines.

Indutrade acquires Dominator

Indutrade AB’s subsidiary Colly Flowtech AB has acquired the Swedish pump company Dominator AB.

Stuffing box reduces leak issues Stuffing box reduces leak issues

R&M Energy Systems has developed the Moyno EF (environmentally friendly) leakless stuffing box, a space in the pump casing surrounding the shaft.

Flambeau Fluid Systems launches range of stock fluid tanks, caps, fittings and components Flambeau Fluid Systems launches range of stock fluid tanks, caps, fittings and components

Since opening their Kent, UK based factory in November, Flambeau are stocking a range of tanks and components which can be customized for individual customer specifications

Pumps operating coal-fired power plants to increase to more than 400,000 by 2015

According to a report on ‘Pumps: World Market’ from the McIlvaine company, annual revenues for these additional pumps are expected to increase from $542 million to $776 million in 2015

ABS lifting station for domestic use

ABS Group has developed a new lifting station, Synconta 700 intended for the cabin and holiday home market in Scandinavia

Landia mixers complete 20 years of uninterrupted service

First supplied to the Severn Trent Water’s Rugby wastewater treatment works in 1989, the sludge tank mixers from Landia have required minimal maintenance

Environment Agency predicts underground heating will provide a third of UK renewable heat by 2020

Commonplace in European countries, ground source heat pumps, which use energy stored in the ground to heat and cool buildings and provide hot water, are becoming a rapidly expanding market, having doubled in the last year alone, according to a report from the Environment Agency

Energy Recovery opens new corporate HQ with integrated ceramics plant

Energy Recovery Inc (ERI) has relocated its corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations to a nearby facility in San Leandro, California that will include new, state-of-the-art ceramics research and production capabilities.

Middle East desalination and refinery overview Middle East desalination and refinery overview

Download available for Middle East's desalination and refinery markets.

Grundfos expands in Egypt

Grundfos has opened a new sales company in Cairo, Egypt.

Freudenberg-NOK CEO appointed to Freudenberg management board

Freudenberg-NOK CEO Dr Mohsen Sohi is moving to the main Freudenberg & Co board next year to head up the global Sealing business.

Almatec high pressure pumps for filter presses

Almatec has launched the AH Series of high-pressure diaphragm pumps, developed for charging filter presses with chemical wastes and special sludges.

KSB to equip two dredgers with slurry and water pumps KSB to equip two dredgers with slurry and water pumps

Installation of the pumps will take place in February 2010 in the Dutch shipyard which is building the dredgers

Blackmer ProVane motor speed vane pumps for the chemical industry Blackmer ProVane motor speed vane pumps for the chemical industry

Ideal for critical process and transfer applications, the ProVane motor speed vane pumps from Blackmer reduce shaft/bearing contact and minimize friction to produce higher mechanical efficiency and lower energy costs

AODD pump copes with fibres AODD pump copes with fibres

Ingersoll Rand’s ARO Fluid Technologies business has released a new air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump line.

Correct bearing and grease selection Correct bearing and grease selection

Audio visual summary now available: 'How to choose the most appropriate bearings, grease and re-lubrication equipment.'

Graph-Lock Joint Sealant for in situ fabricating of gaskets Graph-Lock Joint Sealant for in situ fabricating of gaskets

Garlock Sealing Technologies has developed a self-forming material which allows gaskets to be fabricated in-situ for high temperature and high pressure applications.

Sensirion SFM4100 digital flow meter for non-aggressive gases in ventilation therapy

The drift-free SFM4100 digital flow meter from Sensirion can be used to measure small and precise gas streams of special gases such as nitrous oxide, xenon and carbon monoxide when used in patient ventilation and anaesthesia.

Bürkert SideControl 8791 Basic for pneumatic actuators

Launched as the basic version of the SideControl 8792 and 8793 positioners which were introduced in April, the SideControl 8791 is designed for ease of operation in universal applications

New president for Dover’s Pump Solutions Group

Dover Fluid Management has named Dean Douglas as president of its Pump Solutions Group (PSG).

Energy Recovery to acquire Pump Engineering

Energy Recovery Inc has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pump Engineering LLC.

F series pumps for water-pumping applications F series pumps for water-pumping applications

Produced by Griswold Pump Company and Dover Corporation’s Pump Solutions Group, the F series heavy-duty end-suction centrifugal pumps have been designed for use in commercial swimming pools, water parks, fountains and aquariums

New range of submersibles from KSB

KSB Aktiengesellschaft has introduced its latest generation of submersible motor pumps.

Three versions of syringe pump Three versions of syringe pump

KD Scientific has developed the Legato 200 Series, a new range of syringe pump.

Springer Parts OE replacement components and repair kits for sanitary equipment

Manufacturer of components and repair kits for pumps, mixers, valves and heat exchangers, Springer Parts, has introduced a full line of sanitary process equipment, offering the same performance and exact fit as those available from OEMs

High accuracy with flow sensors

Clark Solutions has developed a new range of liquid vortex flow sensors.

Larox Flowsys expands in Finland

JFD Pumps Rotors Oy, a subsidiary of Larox Flowsys Group, has opened an office in Oulu in Northern Finland.

Grundfos sponsors handball championships

Grundfos will be the main sponsor of the Women’s World Handball Championship in Jiangsu, China 5–20 December 2009.

New material for pump wear parts New material for pump wear parts

Greene, Tweed has expanded its WR high-performance thermoplastic composite line which is made into wear parts, bushings and bearings for petrochemical and power pumps.

Moyno mag Drive 500 series pumps provide zero leakage for critical applications

Featuring a sealless, magnetic drive design, the proprietary progressing cavity mag drive pump ensures operator safety, eliminates work place hazards and protects the environment from contamination