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Operating & Design features, July 2017

Resonance of torsional vibrations of centrifugal pump shafts

Failures of centrifugal pumps in a cooling system of diesel power plant were investigated.

TechnoAlpin helps make provision in plant design

TechnoAlpin helps make provision in plant design


Tests have verified that twisted vice blades on centrifugal pumps are effective and practical.


A numerical study on the influence of cross sectional shape of floor splitter on the effectiveness of vorticity reduction in pump intake.


This article looks at five factors to consider when choosing a diesel generator.


During a mechanical seal replacement of a major gas plant, the pump was found to be operating below Minimum Continuous Stable Flow.


The Southern Nevada Water Authority is building a low lake level pumping station for Las Vegas and Southern Nevada.


The company is celebrating at the production facility in Euskirchen in the Eifel region.


Long-term planning is beneficial; project managers and policy-makers need to think more strategically about how to operate and maintain these systems.


The research paper 'An electromagnetically actuated high frequency oscillation pump' has been published in Elsevier journal Mechatronics.


Dry running leads to a surge in pressure, flow or overheating that will instigate a pump failure. As a result, the pumping elements seize up on the shaft.


One Dutch pumping station benefitted from a new low-energy motor and variable frequency drive (VFD) technology.


'Noise source identification and transmission path optimisation for noise reduction of an axial piston pump' published in Applied Acoustics journal.


Contact seals tend to either wear at the point of contact or groove the shaft.


The research article 'Gear pump for low power output ORC – an efficiency analysis' has been published in Elsevier journal Energy Procedia.


Creating a virtual prototype enables rapid investigation of multiple pump designs over a range of possible operating conditions.


Oil wells which use unsuitable artificial-lift methods could suffer from no flow or poor flow.


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


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


Research paper 'Study on a novel screw rotor with variable cross-section profiles for twin-screw vacuum pumps' published in Elsevier journal Vacuum.


Keeping a golf course lush is crucial. However, at many South African courses, the pump wear parts were failing.


The research article 'The effect of liquid temperature on the performance of an airlift pump' has been published in Elsevier journal Energy Procedia.


Moving highly corrosive fluid at a large oil refinery requires special manipulation measures to protect both the personnel and equipment.


Custom design makes for reliable shutdown schedule

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