Diaphragm Pumps Articles

  • Top 10 Reasons to Choose a Diaphragm Actuated Control Valve

    Every water system typically consists of piping networks that distribute water from a source or storage reservoir to the end users. This frequently requires miles of piping mains along with pumps systems and controls that all have to be monitored and controlled somehow. Whether this control is to regulate pressure, a level or a flow, this usually will require some form of a ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Peristaltic pumping in dairy CIP system

    Challenge One of the largest UK manufacturers of fresh dairy products for the food industry was using air diaphragm pumps to dose peracetic acid into the final rinse water of both raw and finished CIP (Clean-in-place) routines. CIP (Cleaning-in-place) is a critical hygiene process that helps to maintain the hygienic condition of the process line without the need for ...

  • Peristaltic Pumping in Dairy CIP System - Case Study

    Challenge One of the largest UK manufacturers of fresh dairy products for the food industry was using air diaphragm pumps to dose peracetic acid into the final rinse water of both raw and finished CIP (Clean-in-place) routines.  CIP (Cleaning-in-place) is a critical hygiene process that helps to maintain the hygienic condition of the process line without the need for ...

  • Importance of the Pre-charge of Pressure Tanks.

    A pressure tank consists of an air and water chamber that are divided by a membrane. The air in the air chamber is compressed dry air. This so called pre-charge is a very important factor in the operation of a system with a pressure tank. It acts like a spring and stores the energy in a tank that is used to supply pressurized water when the pump is not running. The membrane that separates the air ...

  • Industrial Peristaltic Pumps reduce the cost of ownership for paper and packaging manufacturer

    Challenge A leading paper and packaging manufacturer in Australia was using Air-Operated Double Diaphragm (AODD) pumps to deliver 4-colour ink to its printers. The on-site AODD pumps were using considerable amounts of compressed air and required constant maintenance due to the wearable parts (seals and valves). This was resulting in unacceptable long downtimes and high cost: for repair and ...

  • Top 5 Causes for AODD Pump Failure

    1.       Air Valve Stalling, Clogging or Leaking: Stalling of the air valve often has to do with the design of the airways inside the valve. If the design in less than optimal it will stall under certain conditions. Same can be said about leakage of air where the air mostly blows through the valve instead of being redirected to push the diaphragm. Clogging on the other hand ...


  • What is the difference between Rotary Vane and Diaphragm vacuum pumps?

    Most laboratories will have a vacuum pump. They are widely used across labs of all disciplines for a range of tasks from basic filtrations or evacuating a desiccator right up to use with large equipment such as vacuum ovens or rotary evaporators. The two most common types are rotary vane or diaphragm pumps – but ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Verderflex Dura Hose Pump Replaces Troubled Diaphragm Metering Pump

    The Challenge A water treatment plant in the US state of Georgia uses several wells to provide its residents and industries with fresh water. Each well site had to be equipped with the appropriate treatment equipment to ensure that the water meets and exceeds regulatory requirements. One such well site used a diaphragm-style reciprocating metering pump to pump lime slurry directly ...

  • Peristaltic Pumping in Dairy CIP System

    The Challenge One of the largest UK manufacturers of fresh dairy products for the food industry was using air diaphragm pumps to dose peracetic acid into the final rinse water of both raw and finished CIP (Clean-in-place) routines. CIP (Cleaning-in-place) is a critical hygiene process that helps to maintain the hygienic condition of the process line without the need for ...

  • What You Need to Know about Electronic Automation of Hydraulically-operated, Diaphragm-actuated Control Valves

    Hydraulically controlled, diaphragm-actuated control valves are the mainstay of the waterworks industry to control pressure, flow, level, pump control, and at times to meter. These automatic control valves are controlled by pilots to do specific tasks and are mainly single-set-point systems. With the need to remotely actuate and control the valves and the applications becoming more complex, ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Magnetic driven pumps in Molten sulphur service case study

    MD51EFDKR-3U88/06C with NORD SK12XZ-140TC and Reliance 2 HP, TEFC-XE motor Pumping Molten Sulphur is most challenging. Sulphur temperatures must be controlled within a 120-155o C range. Outside this temperature sulphur solidifies. Sulphur has a distinct odour and is highly corrosive in the presence of moisture. Where leakage from common packed style pumps was unacceptable, a ROTAN ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Is your metering diaphragm pump having self-priming problems?

    Dosing sodium hypochlorite, fluoride, and alum There is a simple and 100% interchangeable alternative to solve your problems. Same footprint as competing diaphragm pumps. All ancillaries reused Mounting shelf Platform All suction and discharge piping Appurtenances like gauges and valves ...

  • Case study - pumping bentonite

    Location: Germany Year: 2009 Working Context description The project is the construction of a big commercial and residential area in northern Germany during foundations phase. Diaphragm walls and Cut Off Walls are a techniques for the construction of permanent or temporary in-situ impermeable barriers. In order to stabilize side walls ...


    By Dragflow North America

  • Qdos metering pumps usurp diaphragm models in potable water application

    The revolutionary new Qdos 30 metering pump from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group is proving a resounding success in Barrie, Canada. Located in southern Ontario on the western shore of Lake Simcoe, Barrie is a modestly sized city (135,000 residents) but one with a track record for quality when it comes to its potable water supply. Here, the Water Operations Branch of the Corporation of the ...

  • Peristaltic Pumps - A lot more than just heavy duty

    By design, the peristaltic pump is ideal for the dependable handling of abrasive, corrosive, viscous, high density and high solid content fluids. It thrives in those applications where other types of pump fail. Water and waste water industries, mining and chemical processing are all prime markets for this workhorse. But being equal to the tough demands of these applications is far from its only ...

  • Pratt & Whitney adds 26 Hyde TOS to Middletown facility

    Challenge Aircraft engine manufacturer uses non-standard sump sizes which makes it difficult to change out coolant from the sumps and reduce odors and bacteria. Customer Pratt & Whitney Industry Aerospace Products Tramp Oil Separators Automatic Air Sparger Business ...


    By PRAB, Inc

  • Hydroflo diaphragm pumps help reduce boiler corrosion and maintenance costs

    ABTCo, located in Alpena, Michigan, is a decorative wood paneling producer using three boilers to generate 7 MW of electricity – half the power needed in the plant plus steam for pulp processing. As in many boiler operations, the main enemy is corrosion, which can destroy system components and lead to boiler failure. Although internal boiler surfaces are protected by a film of magnetic ...

  • Diaphragm pumps for the Royal Mint`s new effluent treatment plant

    SERFILCO's mission is to be a proactive partner for our customers and a leader within the industries we serve. To that end we continue to develop and manufacture state-of-the-art filtration, liquid handling and waste treatment equipment to help achieve the product integrity, quality and cost savings necessary for our customers to be competitive in the global marketplace. When the Royal Mint ...


    By Serfilco International Ltd

  • Pump with 900 foot head (that has hi-pressure, hi-flow, and hi-head pumping capacity)

    GRIFFIN 3 STAGE JET PUMPS These pumps are capable of delivering fl ow over 1,400 gallons per minute and head conditions up to 900 feet. They come equipped with hand-operated diaphragm primers as standard but can be equipped for automatic priming. Griffi n jet ...


    By Griffin Dewatering

  • Flying High

    Operating a biogas plant without gas quality and flow instrumentation is like trying to fly a ...


    By Gas Data Ltd

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