fluid pump Articles

  • Computation Fluid Dynamic Modeling of a Proposed Influent Pump Station

    Traditionally pump intake hydraulics have been investigated using scale physical hydraulic models. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a rapidly improving technology that in some cases can be used as a cost or time effective alternative to traditional physical model methods for evaluation of pump intake hydraulics. This paper presents a case study on the use of CFD modeling to re-evaluate and ...

  • Everything you need to know for Easy O-ring Installation

    The O-ring…the little part that plays a big role! “What are the parts of a car?”  Most people will answer with “engine, thermostat, radiator, water pump, battery, alternator, ignition, steering wheel, tires, windows, doors, and seat belts”. Not too many people will mention O-rings. But, O-rings play an integral role in the manufacturing and operation of ...

  • Emsco/Bomco/Gardner Denver/NOV Mud Pump Fluid End Expendables

    Fluid End Expendables & Accessories Liner: hy-chrome liner, zirconia liner, ceramic liner, chrome-plated liner, hardned liner Piston: nitrile rubber piston, supreme piston, polyurethane piston, urethane bonded piston, green duo piston, blue lightning piston, white lightning piston Valve & Seat: ...

  • Fiction EHC fluid resistivity

    Since the mid 1960's turbine hydraulic fluid systems have been using Fire Resistant Fluid (FRF) to control their turbine inlet valves. It is a known “FACT” that low fluid resistivity adversely affects the internal components of servo valves within the hydraulic fluid system. Root cause analysis studies conducted by numerous agencies have determined ...


    By Barry Sibul Company

  • Pump it up

    Aligning itself with a major equipment supplier and dealer helps the company access the tools and expertise it needs without risking too much capital. Aquatech is the distributor for Godwin Pumps of America in Ontario, Nunavut, Newfoundland and Eastern Labrador, all resource-rich territories. A recent purchase of Godwin by ITT Corporation has expanded the lineup of mine sector pumps. The company ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • Going overboard - treating completion fluids

    Treating Completion Fluids An oil company had employed CETCO Oilfield Services to treat their well flow back fluids on several occasions. Since our highly specialized equipment and personnel had proven successful time and time again, when the oil company completed two more wells, they once more turned to CETCO Oilfield Services to treat the completion fluids. The two wells produced 2,790 BBL of ...


    By CETCO Energy Services

  • Centrifuge Technology in Drilling Fluid Recycling

    Drilling fluid additives and the water that contains them are an essential part and expense of successfully completing a horizontal directional drilling (HDD) installation, and the longer the bore and larger the product being installed, the more drilling fluids cost. Therefore, it makes economic sense to recycle drilling fluids by removing cuttings and recirculating the cleaned ...


    By Elgin Separation Solutions

  • Testing Validates Environmentally Friendly Hydraulic Fluids

    Operators seeking next-generation hydraulic fluids typically expect to find products with a low-impact environmental footprint that meets both current and future regulations without skimping on the high-performance requirements some systems need. As a possible solution, EnBio Industries offers its EnBio fluids, a polyalkylene glycol-based lubricant with five characteristics that ...


    By EnBio Industries

  • Avoiding Pump Problems

    As with any pump system, there are some basic components involved — a driver, the impeller/pump and the transmission. The basic difference is that instead of a flexible coupling or gear train, the transmission is a hydraulic system. The hydraulic system is composed of a hydraulic pump, hydraulic motor, supply tank, filtration method, cooling method and transfer ...

  • Viscous Pumping in Focus

    The performance of a pump is influenced when it handles viscous fluids such as crude oil. For the configuration and design of pumps, this is key. In the industry, pump performance curves are developed by testing with water at temperatures around 25°C and corrected to a specific gravity of one. Engineers use this standard so that they have comparable measurement values around the ...


    By Sulzer Ltd.

  • Fluid mixing is ideal way of multi component production

    Liquids can be mixed manually and a mechanical way. Mixing is necessary at dissolution of hard substances in liquid, at liquid dissolution in liquid, when carrying out many works. The mixing method of liquids in a stream has a set of advantages under a method of periodic mixing, especially, if it passes just before a pouring stage. The combination of high-precision measuring devices, digital ...

  • Horsepower on the pump curve

    Now that the head capacity relationship along the X and Y axes of the pump curve has been established in Part 1 of this series, the pump curve can be used to determine the amount of horsepower required to meet the head and capacity requirements for the job. Horsepower is a unit of power equal to 550 foot pounds per second or 746 watts. Water horsepower is the minimum power ...

  • Programmable Syringe Pump

    Chemical and biomedical researchers use the programmable syringe pumps for infusing and withdrawing small amounts of fluid. It helps to mix, separate, and process microfluidics in high precision experiments. Further, it reduces error in biomedical and chemical experiments by providing better infusion control to researchers. The programming ability of syringe pumps help researchers to precisely ...


    By Chemyx Inc

  • Understanding Pump Cavitation

    Cavitation is a major problem in the chemical industry because it affects a basic tool, the centrifugal pump. A sudden increase in the velocity of the pumped liquid reduces the inlet pressure, sometimes below the vapor pressure.The result is formation of gas and bubbles. Detecting the signs of cavitation, and correctly identifying and understanding the type of cavitation present, can help an ...

  • What is a Syringe Pump?

    A syringe pump is a type of infusion pump originally developed to help administer drugs to patients in a controlled manner. Early attempts to construct infusion pumps were made in the 19th century. However, the first infusion device was introduced in the 1950s to be used in chemotherapy. In the 1970s, the development of ambulatory infusion technology enabled the pumps to be used in research; ...


    By Chemyx Inc

  • VFD for pumping systems

    Pumping systems account for nearly 20% of the world's electrical energy usage. In some process plants, the VFD for pumps and fans together account for between 50% and 80% of the total electricity used. Very rarely have I come across pumps operating with fully open discharge valves. The same is the case for fans with dampers. ...


    By Variable Frequency Drives

  • Pumping at Subzero Temperatures

    Pumping of cryogenic (low-temperature) products is important for many applications, especially in the field of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The Sulzer J-unit is a special sealing system for cryogenic pumps. It was invented more than 60 years ago. The evolution of the J-unit design since then has been impressive and has now resulted in a recently filed patent application by Sulzer. ...


    By Sulzer Ltd.

  • Overview of Sanitary Pump

    Sanitary pumps involve the delivery of all human contact products such as pharmaceuticals, dairy products, beverages, food products, cosmetics, food additives, fine chemicals and the like. There are four types of sanitary, centrifugal, volumetric, jet and air pumps. Centrifugal pumps apply centrifugal force to create velocity, using a rotating wheel to increase speed and push fluid through the ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Fluid control saves $1 million at automotive supplier

    The Problem: A Michigan wheel manufacturer was facing numerous problems associated with the quality and maintenance of their coolant and cleaners. These problems included downtime quality control rejections due to corrosion of parts, pumps clogging with biological matter, and operator complaints of coolant odors. Concurrently, the plant needed to reduce fluid-related costs and improve data ...

  • Sanitary Pump Application

    Sanitary pumps involve the delivery of all human contact products such as pharmaceuticals, dairy products, beverages, foodstuffs, cosmetics, food additives, fine chemicals and the like. There are four basic types of sanitary pumps, centrifugal, volumetric, jet and air. Centrifugal ...


    By Adamant Valves

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