PUMPS ARTICLES

Relocation announced for Thompson Pump plant in city of Baltimore

Thompson Pump and Manufacturing announced its relocation of its Baltimore-Washington branch in Jessup, MD, to a larger plant within the city.

New acquisition to provide pumps, systems to global industrial markets

For a purchase price of approximately $145M, Pump Solutions Group announced it has completed the acquisition of Finder Pompe S.p.A.

Grundfos Pumps celebrates 40th anniversary

On Thursday, Nov. 14, Grundfos celebrated its 40th anniversary of operation in the United States.

Partnership to provide industry pros with advanced pump services

A training partner agreement between Hydraulic Institute and Hydro Inc., will provide industry professionals with advanced pump services.

Pump Protection: The Pros and Cons of Various Centrifugal Pump Casing Types

Casing type can have a large impact on pump reliability (the mean time between repairs) and, to a lesser extent, pump efficiency when pump flow rates are above or below the best efficiency point (B...

Skid pumping system

Sodimate Inc.'s mounted slurry system integrates a slurry tank, skid pumps and controls, and is pre-wired and ready to use, allowing for quick installation and startup.

Considerations for Designing Piping Adjacent to a Centrifugal Pump

Sound pump piping, especially to the inlet, is critical for optimum pump performance and life, and properly-designed suction piping determines the uniformity of the flow delivered to the pump

Bar screens to help channel debris at US Army Corps of Engineers' PCCP facilities

US Army Corps of Engineers will use mechanical bar screens for channel debris removal at its Permanent Canal Closures In New Orleans, LA.

Southeast Asia coal mine operation aided by electric submersible pumps

Phonesak anthracite coal mine in Laos of Southeast Asiato continue operations in monsoon season with help from Atlas Copco WEDA pumps.

Bearing Burdens: Reducing Lubrication Contaminants to Improve Bearing Life, Lifecycle Costs

In past columns, I've addressed various issues related to pump reliability, with lubricant contamination often taken for granted; however, being the second leading cause of pump failures (with mech...