News Category: Pumps
November 10, 2015
Lifteck International, a Canadian pump company, has entered into a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Shell Canada to collaborate on development and commercialisation of Lifteck's patented gas drive pump (GDP) technology for artificial lift by harvesting reservoir energy. The technology – originally developed and patented by Alberta Innovates Technology Futures... [Read More]

November 9, 2015
Iwaki America, part of the Japanese pump manufacturer Iwaki, has introduced the Iwaki Air portfolio of air-operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps. The Massachusetts-based company will now begin to offer the Iwaki Air AODD pump products to the North, Central, and South America regions. The new AODD pumps have been designed for applications including sumping, filling,... [Read More]

November 6, 2015
A major waterworks in South Africa has replaced its old progressive cavity (PC) pumps with Bredel Apex15 hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology (WM). The state-owned Umgeni Water is the largest supplier of bulk potable water in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal on the east coast of South Africa. The organisation currently supplies 426 million m3 of potable water... [Read More]

November 5, 2015
Netzsch Pumpen & Systeme, headquartered in Germany, has redesigned the Tornado T2 rotary lobe pump, developed by its subsidiary Netzsch Pumps North America. The new pump, with a delivery rate up to 8m3/h and back pressure of 8-10 bar, has been specifically developed for lower volumetric flow in chemical and hygienic processes in the food and process industries. The... [Read More]

November 4, 2015
Wilden, part of PSG and a global air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology provider, has released two new 1½” (38 mm) advanced high pressure bolted metal AODD pump models. The HS400S and HS430S models utilise a bolted configuration, which ensures total product containment, and feature redesigned liquid paths to reduce internal friction to maximize... [Read More]

November 3, 2015
International technology group Andritz has received an order from Hohhot Water Supply to equip two pumping stations in the city of Hohhot in North China with six and five double-flow split-case pumps, respectively. Start-up of the two pumping stations is scheduled for late 2015 and they will deliver 200,000m3 of water per hour from the Yellow River to the city of Hohhot,... [Read More]

October 29, 2015
Westinghouse Electric Company, Curtiss-Wright Corp, and State Nuclear Power Technology Corp (SNPTC) of China have successfully completed the final performance testing and post-test inspections of the lead AP1000 plant reactor coolant pump (RCP). Throughout the testing, the reactor coolant pump performance met the design requirements which are necessary to support... [Read More]

October 28, 2015
Xylem has launched the Lowara 1300 series, a new range of submersible pumps specifically designed for sewage and surface water operations in commercial building, light industrial, and municipal applications. The new range is available with both non-clog and vortex impellers to enable specification for applications, such as sewage and surface wastewater pumping for the... [Read More]

October 26, 2015
Energy Recovery (ER), a Californian pressure energy technology provider for industrial fluid flows, has entered into a 15-year deal with Schlumberger Technology Corp, providing exclusive rights to ER’s VorTeq hydraulic pumping system. The VorTeq system is the first hydraulic fracturing manifold (‘missile’) built to isolate hydraulic fracturing pumps... [Read More]

October 21, 2015
Netzsch Pumpen & Systeme has expanded its range of progressing cavity pumps and rotary lobe pumps with a three-model series of compact screw pumps, the Notos two-, three-, and four-spindle models. Depending on the type, they are suitable for non-lubricating substances at high pressures up to 80 bar and temperatures up to 300°C. They thereby cover a wide range... [Read More]

October 20, 2015
Amarinth, a global centrifugal pump and associated equipment provider to the oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical, industrial, and renewable energy markets, has secured a $1.5 million (€1.3 million) order from Petrofac for 12 API 610 OH2 super duplex pumps with Plan 53B seal support systems. The products will be delivered to a produced water treatment plant that... [Read More]

October 19, 2015
The Swiss pump manufacturer CP Pumpen has released a new magnetic drive pump, the MKP 250-200-315, bringing the MKP series to larger volume pumping applications. ‘The demand for pumps with a large flow volume has increased in the past. With a volume of up to 750m3/h, the new MKP is complementing our series with a size that is important for the market,’ says... [Read More]

October 16, 2015
German pump manufacturer Börger has introduced the new Onixline pump range for high pressure applications. Designed with flow-simulation software, the Onixline range can handle demanding high pressures up to 16 bar in applications including waste, chemical, oil, offshore, paper/pulp, and sugar. Available with interchangeable cartridge seals to suit application-specific... [Read More]

October 16, 2015
Hansa-TMP, an Italian hydraulics company, has released the TPV 1500 variable displacement closed loop axial piston pump, developed at the company’s new Mechatronics Research Centre. The TPV 1500 series pumps feature displacement of 17-21cm3/n and a peak pressure of 400 bar, making one of the top performers in its categoty, Hansa-TMP says. The high pressure and... [Read More]

October 9, 2015
At the end of August 2015, KSB Pumps India won a substantial order for the supply of six boiler feed pumps to be installed in the new, ultra-modern fossil-fuelled power station located in Tanda in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. India’s national power utility is currently building two new power plant units in Tanda, each with a capacity of 600MW. The pumps are... [Read More]

October 8, 2015
Fluid handling equipment manufacturer Graco has introduced its ToughTek fireproofing pumps for low, medium and high-density sprayed fire resistive materials (SFRMs). The pumps use piston pump technology capable of applying cementitious fireproofing materials through long hose lengths and delivering them with a smooth, steady flow. They are ideal for cementitious fireproofing... [Read More]