News Category: Pumps
October 2, 2017
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has recently installed a large number of Bredel heavy duty hose pumps at a copper mining company in Northern Brazil. An initial prospective order for pumps at this site was lost to competitive hose pumps. However, following repeated hose failures and lengthy downtime, the mine’s operators opted to install 32 Bredel hose... [Read More]

September 28, 2017
Japan-based Yokogawa Electric Corp. has announced that it has begun working with pump equipment manufacturer Iwaki Co. on a proof-of-concept (PoC) test for a remote pump monitoring services. This service will use an Industrial IoT (IIot) architecture that is currently under development by Yokogawa, according to a statement supplied to Creamer Media Engineering News. The... [Read More]

September 25, 2017
Ahead of WEFTEC 2017 (30 September – 4 October at McCormick Place in Chicago), Fluid Handling International presents an introduction to KSB, who’ll be exhibiting at Booth #4651   Who is KSB? KSB Aktiengesellschaft is a manufacturer of pumps, valves and related services. Headquartered in Frankenthal, Germany, the company has sales and... [Read More]

September 25, 2017
British pump manufacturer and rental company Selwood explains the challenges and rewards of working with petrochemicals. For seven decades Selwood has supplied pumps and other plant machinery to a range of different industries. Here, Fluid Handling International speaks to Tony Killick, Director of Marketing at Selwood, about the company’s growing experience of... [Read More]

September 22, 2017
Ahead of WEFTEC 2017 (30 September – 4 October at McCormick Place in Chicago), Fluid Handling International presents an introduction to Flowrox, who’ll be exhibiting at Booth #1951 Who is Flowrox? Headquartered in Finland but with offices and representatives in 55 countries across the globe, Flowrox provides solutions for abrasive, corrosive and other demanding... [Read More]

September 8, 2017
UK based Atlantic Pumps has announced plans to open a new office in Ireland. The company, which specialises in pumping abrasive and aggressive fluids, will open their new premises at Newry in County Down. The new facility will house Audex and SlurryPro pumps and parts. Through the expansion, Atlantic will be able to offer Irish-based clients the opportunity to take advantage... [Read More]

September 5, 2017
As concerns over the health effects of particulate matter grow, it’s possible that in the future smartphones with an inbuilt gas sensor could be used to warn of heavy exposure. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Microsystems and Solid State Technologies EMFT in Munich have now developed a ‘powerful’ micro diaphragm pump which could... [Read More]

September 1, 2017
Atlas Copco Portable Energy has ‘vastly expanded’ its dewatering pumps range with the launch of over thirty heavy-duty, high-capacity pumps. Among the new additions are three high-flow models to the PAS range of centrifugal dry prime pumps, capable of accommodating flows of up to 1400 cubic metres an hour. “Since acquiring Varisco we’ve established... [Read More]

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]