Posts Tagged: Diaphragms

Pumping Efficiency From Vine to Wine

Source: White Paper Winemakers Worldwide Are Depending On Air-operated Double-diaphragm (aodd) Pumps From Wilden® To Improve Efficiency And Protect Their Valuable Products By David Kirk In order to meet growing demand while producing desired products, global winemakers are turning more and more to Wilden® AODD pumps for use in...

Advancing Pump Technologies In Paint & Coatings

By Edison Brito Introduction While the first “paints” came from natural substances like charcoal, blood and berry juice, paints and coatings are now made of a wide variety of highly stylized components using high-tech manufacturing processes. It has been over the past 25 years that most of the major...

Wilden AODD: Pumps That Set A High Standard

By Curtis Dietzsch It has been several years since air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology was invented and introduced to the market, and it is safe to say that the day when the first AODD pump began operating remains a watershed moment in industrial pump history. AODD pump technology was...

Case Study: The Perfect Prescription

The ancient Greek philosopher Plato is credited with coining the phrase, “Necessity is the mother of invention,” meaning that a need or problem encourages creative efforts to meet the need or solve the problem. It is unknown whether that phrase was going through Jim Wilden’s head as he watched...

AODD Pumps For Harsh Conditions

Webster’s Dictionary offers a number of definitions for the word harsh, including “having a coarse or uneven surface that is rough or unpleasant to the touch” and “causing a disagreeable or painful sensory reaction.” When choosing the proper pump for an industrial application, the word harsh has two meanings:...

Case Study: Efficiency Through Indirect Measures

For months, the focus of the Pumps & Systems “Efficiency Matters” column has been on pump design, installation and operation, factors that directly affect the energy consumption of the pump itself. For example, the April and May 2010 articles on pump performance bands discussed how normally, when a positive...

Case Study: The Evolution Of Clean Pumping

Not surprisingly, safety has always been a top concern for food and beverage companies. So, it goes without saying that this is a preCise industry, one that requires the highest standards in hygienic and sanitary production processes. Despite this emphasis on food safety, there still have been a number...

The Evolution Of Clean – For Your Pump Tool Kit

The Challenge Not surprisingly, food safety has always been a top concern for the companies that produce processed foods and beverages. So, it goes without saying that this is a precise industry, one that requires the highest standards in hygienic and sanitary production processes. Despite this emphasis on food...

Air-Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps

PSG TECHNOLOGIES - AIR-OPERATED DOUBLE DIAPHRAGM PUMPS: PSG offers the latest technologies in Air-Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps (AODDP).  Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps  are positive displacement reciprocating pumps that can be used in multiple fluid transfer applications.  PSG’s AODDP brands use two diaphragms and four check valves that alternate...

Conquering the Challenges of Latex Emulsion-Handling

WILDEN® ADVANCED™ SERIES AIR-OPERATED DOUBLE-DIAPHRAGM (AODD) PUMP TECHNOLOGY DELIVERS THE SHEAR-SENSITIVITY AND LEAK-FREE OPERATION REQUIRED IN THIS CRITICAL APPLICATION Introduction Handling emulsions can be very challenging. Even their basic definition – “a mixture of two or more liquids that are normally unblendable” – hints at the difficulties that may...