News Category: Pumps
April 25, 2017
The government of Madhya Pradesh, India, is set to provide nearly 18,500 solar powered water pumps to farmers at subsidised rates. According to the Times of India, the solar pumps are intended to increase the cultivatable land area, reduce dependency on diesel pumps and allow multi cropping. “We are going to make available solar borewell and surface pumps fitted... [Read More]

April 18, 2017
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has developed a new energy labelling program to let manufacturers highlight their most energy efficient products, in turn helping commercial as well as industrial customers to save energy and money. According to a HI press release, over 25% of the electricity used in the US goes to powering pumps. The new HI Energy Rating (ER) Label will identify... [Read More]

April 13, 2017
Blackmer, part of PSG, a Dover company, has announced its latest addition to the pumps market. The company’s new S Series Screw Pumps are specifically designed for transferring highly viscous liquids, and are ideal for moving bitumen from tankers to distant tank-farm facilities. Liquid bitumen is a constant challenge in the fluid handling industry. Most commonly... [Read More]

April 12, 2017
Milton Roy has announced a new addition to the PROTEUS metering pump family, the company’s line of intelligent metering pumps. According to a press release, The PROTEUS Communications Model “expands the pump’s intelligence with programmable inputs and outputs.” Support for Modbus RTU and Profibus (Process Field Bus) DP protocols facilitates high... [Read More]

April 11, 2017
KSB Aktiengesellschaft has launched a new type series of submersible borehole pumps. The UPAchrom 100 series is designed for use in water supply and irrigation applications, and for small systems for drawdown of groundwater levels. According to a press release from Frankenthal based KSB, the UPAchrom 100 series’ integrated, hydraulically optimised check valve prevents... [Read More]

April 10, 2017
Entries for the annual awards, held in association with the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA), were submitted throughout the last twelve months. In January, the Pump Industry Awards panel met at the BPMA’s offices to review the entries in each category. After discussion the panel selected the finalists, which were then put to a public vote through the... [Read More]

April 5, 2017
Broomfield, Colorado based oil free scroll design and manufacture specialist Air Squared has announced it is developing the world’s first cryogenic scroll pump. Named the CryoScroll, the electrically driven pump is intended for pumping multi-phase cryogenic fluids. The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Air Squared ‘Phase I Small Business Innovation Research... [Read More]

April 4, 2017
Peristaltic and sinusoidal pump specialist Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group has launched its new Quantum peristaltic pump with patented ReNu single use technology cartridge. The new product is a high pressure feed pump for single use tangential flow filtration, virus filtration and high performance liquid chromatography. It offers high downstream process yields throughout... [Read More]

March 28, 2017
Sawtry, Cambridgeshire’s P & M Pumps has joined Achilles UVDB, an online community that enables companies to manage supply chain risk and comply with EU regulations. The move will give P & M a ‘shop window’ with companies in the utilities sector. P & M Pumps is the sole UK distributor of Vaughan Chopper pumps. The new relationship with Achilles... [Read More]

March 28, 2017
Researchers from the Brandeis University claim to have taken the first steps towards creating a liquid which can move on its own without the aid of gravity or human intervention. In their article published in the journal Science, the scientists explain how this self-propelling liquid could be the first step in creating a whole new class of fluids which can flow without... [Read More]

March 27, 2017
Fluid flow equipment manufacturer Armstrong Fluid Technology has introduced Pump Manager, a web based service which uses embedded intelligence and connectivity available through its technologically advanced new line of Design Envelope pumps to provide sustained performance and significantly improved reliability. Delivered as a highly secure, cloud based application, Pump... [Read More]

March 24, 2017
In Washington D.C., well-known global water technology company Xylem has presented DC Water with the first North American installation of its Flygt Concertor integrated intelligence wastewater pumping system. Fusing software and hardware, the Flygt Concertor wastewater pumping system senses the operating conditions of its environment and adapts its performance in real... [Read More]

March 23, 2017
The global authority on pumps and pumping systems, the Hydraulic Institute, has launched a new Pump Energy Index (PEI) calculator. The free online calculator is available from the Hydraulic Institute’s website. Engineers can use the new PEI calculator to help check that they’re meeting the 2020 compliance and labelling requirements outlined by the Department... [Read More]

March 22, 2017
Non-metallic magnetic drive centrifugal pumps and systems manufacturer Iwaki Air has introduced the 2” TC-X500 series air operated double diaphragm pump. Capable of operating with variable air pressures, the powerful pumps are ideal for both start/stop and fully continuous duty pumping applications. The new pumps boast excellent flow rates and a new, heavy duty... [Read More]

March 15, 2017
Thompson Pump & Manufacturing, a US pump maker, is planning to move its headquarters to a new location in Port Orange, Florida. According to media reports in the Daytona Beach News Journal, the hydraulic pump maker will move next to a retail hub called The Pavilion in Port Orange. The city announced Monday (13 March, 2017) it had closed on the sale of 15 acres off... [Read More]