News Category: Pumps
August 16, 2017
Rotork has received a substantial order for its pneumatic actuators, the company set to supply 220 of them to the NASR Phase II Full Field Development Project in the UAE. Awarded by Hyundai heavy industries, the order includes spring-return pneumatic actuators to operate 30” and 36” class 1500 ball valves. Specifications state that the maximum actuator output... [Read More]

August 14, 2017
Applications for dewatering pumps vary from clearing floodwater or draining reservoirs, to sewage bypass or ground water dewatering. So, when building a pump portfolio, it’s essential to choose equipment that is versatile, productive, safe and trouble-free. Here, a pump specialist at a portable energy manufacturer shares the five things he considers most important.... [Read More]

August 11, 2017
Netzsch Pumps North America has expanded its executive sales force, hiring Robert LePera as the new vice president of OEM Sales. LePera’s role will be to provide support to Netzsch’s OEM customers, using a dedicated and independent sales organisation to their address their needs. This team will include staff responsible for sales, service and engineering. Working... [Read More]

August 8, 2017
Netherlands based Bakker & Co. has joined Atlantic Pump’s list of European distributors. The company, which has offices in both the Netherlands and Belgium, will distribute Atlantic’s SlurryPro and Audex pumps. Mark Attride, Atlantic Pumps European Business Development Manager, said: “Bakker & Co are a long established distributor based in Zwijndrecht... [Read More]

August 4, 2017
Selwood, a pump rental, sales and plant hire provider, has been awarded certification for chemical industry compliance. The UK based pump distributor and manufacturer has achieved verified supplier certification for the Chemicals and Allied Industries Community, awarded by risk management services supplier Achilles. Applying to Selwood’s range of pumps, accessories,... [Read More]

August 4, 2017
Water specialist Xylem has secured contracts worth $4.8 million for its UV disinfection technology. The UV treatment technologies will be supplied to two major drinking water plants in the City of Columbus, Ohio. Xylem’s solutions will provide an additional treatment barrier for Cryptosporidium at the Dublin Road Water Plant (a 80MGD plant) and the Hap Cremean Water... [Read More]

July 27, 2017
The North American double diaphragm pumps market is undergoing a resurgence, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan. In recent years the market has endured subdued growth, a consequence of low oil prices and a ‘sluggish’ North American economy. However, a “robust” need for air operated double diaphragm pumps (AODD) and metering pumps... [Read More]

July 19, 2017
Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced that its recently released Design Envelope Generation 5 Pumps meet the IE5 efficiency standard for motors. This includes Armstrong’s Design Envelope Tango parallel pumps and Design Envelope Vertical In-line pumps up to 10hp. IE5 is the highest efficiency standard currently available for motors on the market. Armstrong’s... [Read More]

July 12, 2017
Pump specialist AxFlow has added a new rotary positive displacement pump to its portfolio, the ‘twin-screw’ Waukesha Universal TS. The new pump uses Waukesha Alloy 88 non-galling material twin screws to pump various media containing large particulates, in turn lowering damage to the pump and reducing the need for maintenance. According to a statement from... [Read More]

June 23, 2017
New Way Air Bearings has announced it is now offering 'Bently balance bearings’, externally pressurised air bearings for non-contact support of rotors during balancing operations. The new air bearings can be applied to a range of pumps in a range of industries, and are designed to lead to smooth running through better balancing. Air bearings eliminate damage to... [Read More]

June 16, 2017
US based Atlas Copco Portable Energy has added to its medium and large submersible dewatering pumps with the launch of the WEDA+ plug and play range. Five models are included in the WEDA+ range: the WEDA 50, with normal and high head variants, and the WEDA 60+ available in normal head, high head and super high head configuration. According to Atlas Copco, the super high... [Read More]

June 8, 2017
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group’s (WMFTG) MasoSine Certa pump has become only the second pump on the market to achieve EHEDG Type EL Class I Aseptic certification, meaning it meets the demands for aseptic applications specified by the certificate. For users of the Certa pump, benefits of the certification include the fact the pump is self-draining, has a reduced... [Read More]

June 8, 2017
American company Xylem has launched a ‘newly enhanced’ compact pump range designed to efficiently pump wastewater in commercial buildings and municipal sewage applications. The water technology specialist has also announced the launch of the Flygt 3069, another new wastewater pump. Both feature Xylem’s Adaptive N technology, which allows “continuous,... [Read More]

June 7, 2017
KSB Aktiengesellschaft has launched a new compact high-pressure pump for horizontal installation in plant engineering applications. H(S)I is the latest addition to KSB’s compact high-pressure Movitec pumps range. Unusually for a compact high-pressure pump, the suction nozzle and discharge nozzle are arranged at a 90-degree angle more typical for process centrifugal... [Read More]

June 2, 2017
Tencarva Machinery has opened a new branch office in Columbus, Mississippi. Trent Unruh will both sell and perform service-related activities on pumps and liquid processing systems at the facility, reporting to Collins Allen, branch manager in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Tencarva is a distributor specialising in pumps, liquid processing and custom-designed systems. Since... [Read More]

May 31, 2017
Framo has signed a contract agreeing to supply Höegh LNG with a pumping system for its new Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU). The contract is for one unit, but includes the option for three more units which are currently being built at Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea. FSRU is a floating processing and terminal facility used when it is not profitable... [Read More]