News Category: Pumps
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]

March 14, 2017
Fluid Components International (FCI), a global flow sensing and measurement company, has introduced a new technology that protects water pumps from getting damaged. The new device is called FlexSwitch FLT93 Flow Switch. In a statement, the company said the technology will help engineers responsible for municipal or industrial water storage, disinfection or effluent treatment... [Read More]

March 14, 2017
Water technology company Xylem is launching a new ‘Smart Pump’ range. The Lowara Smart Pump range is equipped with built-in ultra-premium efficiency IE5 motors to achieve optimal performance in water supply and HVAC applications for commercial buildings. According to the company, the IE5 motor delivers the “highest level of performance, exceeding current... [Read More]

March 13, 2017
Thailand’s water pump market accounted for $16.7 million (€15m) in 2014 and is projected to reach $25.6 million by 2021, in terms of revenue, according to a new report. A new report by Persistence Market Research, maintained that factors fuelling the market include low manufacturing costs, expansion of water supply network, massive urbanisation and industrialisation,... [Read More]

March 10, 2017
Hugo Vogelsang Maschinenbau is presenting the newly developed RoadPump Plus system for hygienic wastewater disposal from intercity buses. With new products, Vogelsang tackles the problems concerning the emptying of bus toilet tanks, where there is still a lack of wide-ranging waste disposal stations for the high number of long-distance and intercity bus journeys in Germany. "With... [Read More]

March 8, 2017
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) announced that Taco Comfort Solutions’ pump test laboratory in Rhode Island, US, received approval through HI’s Pump Test Lab Approval Program.  The HI programme helps assist pump OEMs and other pump test laboratories improve laboratory procedures and policies by working with a third-party auditor to develop and maintain pump... [Read More]