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Digitalization: The future of pumps

This article explores the possibility of designing a hydraulic element which is fit for Industry 4.0.

The value of applications knowledge

Manufacturers need to find ways to adapt to current challenges, including investing in next-generation technologies.

The isolated Peruvian city of Iquitos is now enjoying a 24-hour supply of energy thanks to a modular power plant supplied by Atlas Copco.

Experimental activity at test rig validating correlations to select pumps running as turbines in microhydro plants.

The research article 'The influence of blade configuration on cavitation performance of a condensate pump' has been published in Elsevier journal Annals of

The research article 'Investigation on transient behavior of residual heat removal pumps in 1000 MW nuclear power plant using a 1D-3D coupling methodology

New heating decarbonisation targets have been set by the UK government and large heat pumps are expected to play a key role in meeting these standards. Thi

The Naturstromspeicher in Gaildorf is a natural energy storage plant, combining a pumped storage hydro-electric power station with a wind farm. The pilot p

Faisal Salman and Nick Dagres of Hydro, Inc report how performing new design modifications on two critical safety-related charging pumps have extended thei

Identifying the potential for running pumps as turbines originated because companies wanted to assess the impact on their systems if a pump stopped and wen

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

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

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

In this article we follow the eight-week journey of Voith's 170-metric-tonne spherical valve from China to Europe's largest variable-speed pumped-storage p

Regulations designed to reduce emissions from coal and oil-fired power stations have been imposed by the UK government. The facilities had a choice of comp

There was a need for heavy duty apparatus that was able to withstand continual attack from metal shavings. The solution came from BJM which provided a pump

Pumping systems are high energy consumers and have become the focus of research into ways of making them more efficient.

Russia still has the lowest rate of energy efficiency among all European countries, according to experts and has seen little recent progress.

An increased focus on controlling greenhouse gas emissions, coupled with escalating demand for electricity and slow progress on nuclear projects is leading

New Amarinth pump helps Pura Foods to cost effectively increased their production of edible oils

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