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Volume 7, Issue 6
Published: November 11, 2019
Turn up the heat
Corrosion-resistant materials and durable shaft sealing systems – two important design features of pumps – will be used to convey hot sulphuric acid for Europe’s largest copper producer,...
Out with the old
For the best part of 20 years, one of the UK’s leading glass bottle manufacturers had relied on the performance of four ageing split-case centrifugal pumps for the supply and circulation of process...
Buyer beware
In the world of industrial manufacturing, it’s no exaggeration to say that the air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumping principle – which was invented in 1955 – has been a godsend....
The journey to harmonisation
Pump manufacturing is one of the few industrial sectors where Europe continues to enjoy at least parity with, and in many cases superior economic performance to, its global competitors. For many years...
Taking a DIP
SIDE Industrie, developers of direct in-line pumping solutions for ‘difficult fluids’, provided (via its distributor RBA in the US) a direct in-line pumping (DIP) system (model DIP11-4VVIX-1.5kW)...
Eyes in the sky
Focusing on the processing, transportation and storage of crude oil and natural gas, the midstream segment serves as virtual arteries of the oil and gas industry. And just like prevention is the best cure...
Go with the flow
Measurement is a fundamental part of life. If you cannot quantify something, then it severely limits its definition in a practical and tangible world. In the UK, the National Measurement System (NMS) is...
Under pressure
A lack of adequate safety and protection measures on many lime storage silos at water treatment plants has resulted in considerable potential risks that the water industry must face up to. Silo over-pressurisation...
Playing ball
Industrial ball valves are an essential component of fluid handling systems in a variety of industries, ranging from wastewater management to power generation....
Reliable flow control
Rotork’s customer produces shale gas and liquid hydrocarbons at the East Texas section of the Haynesville/Bossier shale gas formation in the US. It is a Jurassic Period rock formation that covers...