Posts Tagged: Energy

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...

Minimizing Pumping System Friction Losses

Introduction Imagine a major-league pitcher standing on the mound. He looks in for the signal, nods in agreement, starts his windup, rears back and propels the baseball toward home plate. The pitch’s maximum velocity is reached at the moment the ball leaves the pitcher’s hand. From that point, studies...

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:...

Improving Efficiency In Air Distribution Systems (ADS)

Air operated double diaphragm (AODD) pump technology was invented and introduced to the market 55 years ago. That day in 1955 when the first AODD pump began operating remains a watershed moment in industrial pump history. AODD technology grew from humble beginnings, mainly as a way to pump wastewater...

Advancing AODD Pump Design for Dangerous Chemicals

CONSIDER CHEMICAL COMPATIBILITY, CONTAINMENT AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY WHEN SELECTING AN AODD PUMP IN DANGEROUS CHEMICAL APPLICATIONS By Edison Brito The chemical industry converts raw materials into 70,000 different products, but each chemical sub-sector presents its own unique challenges and dangers. Namely, each includes dangerous chemicals that are used in...

Advancing AODD Pump Design For Dangerous Chemicals

The chemical industry converts raw materials into 70,000 different products, but each chemical sub-sector presents its own unique challenges and dangers. Namely, each includes dangerous chemicals that are used in the production of tens of thousands of products. Dangerous chemicals require careful transfer and pump components to protect workers...

AODD Pumps for Harsh Conditions

Source: White Paper PRODUCT TYPE AND ENVIRONMENT MUST BE CONSIDERED WHEN CHOOSING THE PROPER PUMP By Tom Zuckett Introduction 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...