Posts Tagged: AODD

4 Reasons To Choose AODD Pumps For Chemical Processes

Improvements in operational efficiency coupled with the ability to handle most chemicals make the air-operated double-diaphragm pump a perfect choice for chemical processors By Erik Solfelt Since its invention in 1955 as a mining pump, the air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump has established a well-earned reputation as a technology that...

An Act of Mercy

Source: Modern Pumping Today Many people in Africa have little or no access to healthcare. As a result, many children, teens and adults suffer and die every day from curable or treatable causes. For nearly forty years, Mercy Ships has delivered free services valued at more than $1 billion—directly...

Wilden® Donates New AODD Pump To Mercy Ships

Pump used on world’s largest civilian hospital ship Grand Terrace, CA – January 8, 2018 — Wilden®, part of PSG®, a Dover company and a worldwide leader in air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, is pleased to announce that it recently donated a new AODD pump to Mercy Ships for...

Go with the flow

Source: ProFood World A pump upgrade helps a winery irrigate its fruit caps while providing gentle product handling, enhanced efficiency and labor savings. When Rodney Strong Vineyards built its new 10,500-square-foot fermentation facility in Healdsburg, California, the family-owned winery sought out highly specialized equipment that could optimize operations and...

Building Applications Knowledge Can Unlock Value in Pump Selection

Source: Chemical Products Finder Leveraging this expertise solves customer problems and creates a sustainable competitive advantage In industrial business-to-business equipment markets, manufacturers are faced with an increasingly difficult operating environment. Energy-price volatility, the increasing costs of regulatory compliance and public demands for improved environmental stewardship in regards to scarce...

Wilden® Introduces Pro-Flo® SHIFT PS220/230 FIT Metal Pumps

Grand Terrace, CA – October 2, 2017 — Wilden®, part of PSG®, a Dover company and a worldwide leader in air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, is pleased to announce the availability of its PS220/230 FIT 25 mm (1”) metal AODD pumps equipped with the energy-efficient Pro-Flo® SHIFT Air Distribution...

Wilden® P420/430 and P820/830 FIT Metal Pumps Now Available

Grand Terrace, CA – October 2, 2017 — Wilden®, part of PSG®, a Dover company and a worldwide leader in air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, is pleased to announce the availability of its P420/430 FIT 38 mm (1-1/2”) and P820/830 FIT 51 mm (2”) AODD pumps equipped with the...

AODD Pumps a First Choice for Chemical Processors (Part 2 of 2)

Source: Modern Pumping Today Advancements in overall efficiency combine with a variety of handling capabilities There’s no question that the improvements in overall AODD pump operation and ADS capabilities have been significant over the years, and the same can be said for diaphragm materials and design. As AODD pumps...

The Value of Applications Knowledge

Source: World Pumps Industrial producers, such as paint and resin manufacturers or oil-and-gas refinery operators, are investing in advanced technologies that will help them to achieve their business goals. Smart SCADA systems can reduce downtime through proactive monitoring. Energy-efficient pump technology delivers operating-cost savings, hedges against energy-price fluctuations and helps...

AODD Pumps a First Choice for Chemical Processors (Part 1 of 2)

Source: Modern Pumping Today The circumstances that prompted Jim Wilden to develop the air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumping principle six decades ago have taken on almost mythic status: a ruptured water pipe, a flooded workshop, and an exclamation from a coworker that “Slim” (Wilden’s nickname) could “make a million dollars”...