Gorman-Rupp’s new SludgeKat sludge and slurry pump, Sulzer’s deployment of AI and Ebara’s real-time location system at its Futtsu plant were the most-read stories on the World Pumps website during March 2020.
1. Gorman-Rupp introduces new sludge and slurry pump
Gorman-Rupp’s new self-priming, positive displacement, hydraulic piston pump, the SludgeKat, is designed to handle applications involving heavy sludges and slurries.
2. Sulzer deploys AI at two Atlantica solar plants
Sulzer is collaborating with Atlantica, an international sustainable infrastructure company, to install its BLUE BOX advanced analytics on the performance-critical pumps at two solar power plants, helping to avoid 665,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually.
3. Ebara installs real-time location system at Futtsu plant
Ebara Corp has started using Acceliot Inc’s STAR system with RFID technology on the custom pump production line at its Futtsu plant in Japan.