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Delivering Application Flexibility in Mining Operations

FROM BASIC DEWATERING APPLICATIONS TO PRECISE ELECTROWINNING PROCESSES WILDEN® AODD PUMPS ARE TYPICALLY THE BEST CHOICE FOR MINE OPERATORS By Greg Duncan The early stages of mine development can be pretty elemental: identify where the lodes are buried, then get out the large pieces of machinery, i.e. the towering...

Teamwork On Display In Meeting Strict Delivery Date For New Customer

In September 2014, Wilden® distributor El Paso – Phoenix Pumps, Inc., was successful in obtaining an order for six Model XPS1500/SSAAA/TWS/TF/STF Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps from a food processor that had been loyal to the Graco brand for many years. Shortly after order entry, a parts issue was discovered...

The Arrival of Diaphragm Pumps as Mainstream Process Pumps

By Wallace Witkoff In the evolution of pumps, the air-operated diaphragm pump is a more recent technology, if you consider 60 years since its invention recent. This compares with the lobe, centrifugal and gear technologies that were developed more than 100 years ago. Speaking of recent diaphragm-pump developments, the...

The Benefits of Full-Stroke Integral Piston Diaphragms

By Rob Jack The heart of the air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump is its diaphragms. They must be flexible enough to handle millions of pumping cycles without failing and be compatible with any number of different liquids or particulate-laden slurries. When used in hygienic-manufacturing operations, such as food/beverage, personal care...

AODD Pumps Can Provide Flexibility for Multiple Mining Operations

This technology can tackle basic dewatering applications and precise electrowinning processes. By Greg Duncan The early stages of mine development—including identifying the lodes and extracting the earth that surrounds them—are rugged operations that require equipment that can withstand long, hard days of work and function reliably in extreme weather...

Case Study: Technical Expertise

CERAMTEC INNOVATIVE CERAMIC ENGINEERING SETS THE STANDARD IN “FORMER” MANUFACTURING THROUGH A LONG RELATIONSHIP WITH WILDEN® AND ITS EVER-IMPROVING AODD PUMP TECHNOLOGIES By Danny Sanders | View PDF Technical ceramics—i.e., those used in the manufacturing process of any number of products—are all around us. Chances are if you’re washing your...

Wilden® Introduces 76 mm (3”) Full-Stroke Integral Piston Diaphragm Model

Grand Terrace, CA – January 29, 2015 – Wilden®, part of PSG®, a Dover Company and a worldwide leader in air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, is pleased to announce the release of its 76-mm (3”) size Full-Stroke Integral Piston Diaphragm (FSIPD). The new 76 mm (3”) FSIPD is ideal...

Considerations for diaphragm selection

Selecting the right diaphragm for an air-operated double-diaphragm pump is a critical consideration for the user. This article looks at the factors to take into account when choosing the optimum diaphragm that will assure safe, efficient, cost effective and trouble-free operations. When selecting the a diaphragm for an air-operated...

Wilden® 430 and 830 Advanced™ FIT 316 Stainless Steel AODD Pumps Now Available

Grand Terrace, CA – December 18, 2014 – Wilden®, part of PSG®, a Dover Company and a worldwide leader in air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, is pleased to announce the release of 430 and 830 Advanced™ FIT 316 stainless steel AODD pumps. Featuring superior corrosion resistance in aggressive chemical...