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Volume 7, Issue 3
Published: June 11, 2019
Wet wipes: the secret pump killer
Reports suggest that sewer blockages in the UK caused by wet wipes being flushed down toilets are costing water companies more than £100 million (€113.5 million), amounting to approximately...
The control valve alternative
In the power production or oil and gas industries, centrifugal pumps for fire protection or condensate systems and other large pumps are critical to operations. However, when unprotected, these units are...
Simulation offers a fluid approach
In chemical manufacturing facilities around the world, one of the only constants is the need to adapt to process changes and operational influences. However, because fluid dynamics systems are so complex,...
Get smart
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is changing the water industry in the UK. Whatever the latest buzzword being used to describe it – water 4.0, connectivity, digital transformation, Industry 4.0,...
Easing the pressure
Providers of water management services strive to help businesses reduce costs and improve the efficiency of their water and wastewater infrastructures. However, their success depends on effectively tackling...
Capturing fugitive emissions
Every year, oil and gas producers grapple with a very costly issue related to production, transportation and processing operations. Volatile pollutants and greenhouse gases, such as methane, escape from...
A new drive
Today, almost 70% of all standardised pumps operate at a constant motor speed and are usually combined with IE3 asynchronous motors. Rather than continuing with this age-old approach, pump manufacturer...
Overcoming obstacles
When it comes to pumps, there are many challenges associated with precious metal mining applications. For instance, there is a high degree of difficulty in handling abrasive paste with varying density...
The need for full specification
When an organisation in the petroleum, petrochemical or gas industry specifies a centrifugal pump, it will generally rely on the standard known as API 610, and for some of the ancillary equipment, API...