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  • Monitoring vibrations, mechanical seals, and bearings for safety and performance

    Monitoring vibrations, mechanical seals, and bearings for safety and performance

    With more than 70 years of experience in plastics processing, Switzerland-based Quadrant Group is a leading expert in a wide range of polymer materials and technologies for polymer conversion. In order to maintain a high level of quality in the ...

  • Pumps are the heart of heat-transfer plants

    Pumps are the heart of heat-transfer plants

    Manufacturers in a variety of industries depend on heat-transfer plants to heat or cool their machines and apparatus. German firm heat11 GmbH & Co. KG specializes in heat-transfer plants of virtually all types. The chemical industry uses their ...

  • Peristaltic pumps for moving filtration water

    Peristaltic pumps for moving filtration water

    The Eversburg sewage treatment plant is designed to serve 250,000 population equivalents and is one of three plants operated by the city of Osnabrück in northern Germany. But in 2005, its actual load was closer to 309,000 population equivalents ...

  • Temperature and leak monitoring boosts safety and reliability

    Temperature and leak monitoring boosts safety and reliability

    Amcor Flexibles Singen GmbH is a manufacturer of printed and unprinted aluminum-based packaging materials and an experienced technical applications specialist. Its plant in Germany, equipped with rolling mills and finishing equipment, turns out ...

  • Flexibility is key: Screw pumps in oil-supply systems

    Flexibility is key: Screw pumps in oil-supply systems

    Flender AG, a subsidiary of Siemens AG, has been using screw pumps from Allweiler AG for more than 25 years. Flender’s plant in Voerde, Germany (in the industrialized Ruhr region) manufactures gear units for extruder systems and vertical ...

  • Progressing cavity pumps for pumping chemically aggressive liquids during biodiesel production

    Progressing cavity pumps for pumping chemically aggressive liquids during biodiesel production

    Progressing cavity pumps reflect an established design with decades of usage in many industries and applications. Pumps of this type embody highly mature technical designs. For many years, improvements and innovations have been at the margins. ...

  • Pumps with extended service life for generating biogas from organic waste

    Pumps with extended service life for generating biogas from organic waste

    When regular commercial pumps are used to process organic waste, they typically wear out after only a short period of time. Liquids pumped under these conditions attack pumps from two different angles: first with highly abrasive additives and second ...

  • Progressing cavity pumps in the production of dry pet food

    Progressing cavity pumps in the production of dry pet food

    Progressing cavity pumps from Allweiler AG have been standard equipment in food and beverage production for many decades. With stators and gaskets made of foodgrade materials, CIP and SIP configurations (Cleaning in Place, Steaming in Place), and ...

  • Problem-free pumping of crystal mush with Allweiler progressing cavity pumps

    Problem-free pumping of crystal mush with Allweiler progressing cavity pumps

    The Chemische Fabrik Budenheim KG (CFB) (Chemical Factory Budenheim) produces precursors and ingredients for a wide range of a variety of final products. It ranges from baking powder to flame retardants. Phosphates form the basis and the factory is ...

  • Revolutionary materials - result in long-lasting stators

    Revolutionary materials - result in long-lasting stators

    Colfax Fluid Handling offers stators made of "Alldur" in progressing cavity pumps manufactured by Allweiler in Bottrop, Germany. These pumps have been used for decades in a variety of applications, including many sewage plants in Germany and other ...

  • Allweiler Peristaltic Pumps: an ingenious solution for biogas plants

    Allweiler Peristaltic Pumps: an ingenious solution for biogas plants

    Installations and plants used to process biomass for the production of biofuels must be capable of handling difficult conditions. For example, intermediate products in the production of biodiesel exhibit a high level of chemical aggressiveness. ...

  • Pumps for bitumen and wax

    Pumps for bitumen and wax

    Moving and processing petroleum-based products involves special challenges. Pumps used in this activity must be capable of moving liquids that have very good lubricating properties as well as liquids containing abrasive components. Depending on the ...

  • Pumps used during tunnel construction: Long service life is crucial

    Pumps used during tunnel construction: Long service life is crucial

    "Years of reliability is our first priority," according to engineer Albert Feisst, the director of liquid engineering who is responsible for all pumps used in Herrenknecht AG tunnel boring machines. Headquartered in southwest Germany, Herrenknecht ...

  • Pumps in lubricant production

    Pumps in lubricant production

    A major business segment at Hermann Bantleon GmbH is the development, production, and sales of lubricants. At its plant in Ulm, Germany, this company starts with high-quality base oils and produces both universal and customized lubricants according ...

  • Allweiler pumps in exhaust gas treatment systems in ships

    Allweiler pumps in exhaust gas treatment systems in ships

    As environmental regulations become more stringent, waste gas treatment systems are growing in importance. H+H Umwelt- und Industrietechnik GmbH of central Germany has been using Allweiler progressing cavity pumps as a core component of these ...

  • Joint German-Polish sewage plant satisfied with Allweiler pumps after 12 years

    Joint German-Polish sewage plant satisfied with Allweiler pumps after 12 years

    An example of successful German-Polish collaboration In May 2010 the Gubin sewage plant celebrated its twelf-year anniversary. This plant processes wastewater from the cities Guben and Gubin, located on opposite sides of the Neisse River. It is the ...

  • Allweiler delivers its largest lube-oil module to Finnish power plant

    Allweiler delivers its largest lube-oil module to Finnish power plant

    The Pump Skid business segment of Allweiler AG was chosen to deliver the entire lubrication-oil module for Finland’s Olkiluoto 3, the world’s largest power plant. Four Allweiler centrifugal pumps will handle pumping of lubrication oil. The ...

    Allweiler

  • Transportation of digested sludges over extreme distances

    Transportation of digested sludges over extreme distances

    Sludge is a residual product of sewage treatment that, as a rule, is digested and concentrated. In larger processing plants, it is dehydrated, partially dried and subsequently utilised in other processes. This usually takes the form of incineration ...

    Jörg Gertz