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Pfeiffer Vacuum Inaugurated New Production Site in Romania

Romania: Vacuum Pumps

Pfeiffer Vacuum Inaugurated New Production Site in Romania

10/03/2018 - Pfeiffer Vacuum has opened its new production facility in Cluj, Romania. The new building has increased the production and service capacity for turbopump and backing pump components. read...

Climate-Friendly Propane Heat Pumps

Germany: Heat Pumps

Climate-Friendly Propane Heat Pumps

09/04/2018 - Fraunhofer researchers have now contributed to the development of a heat pump that uses propane instead of harmful fluorinated greenhouse gases. The pump is both more climate-friendly and more efficient, the scientists claim. read...

How EPCs Optimize the Selection of a Closed Drain Drum Pump

Case study

How EPCs Optimize the Selection of a Closed Drain Drum Pump

08/31/2018 - A National Oil Company (NOC) in Africa planned a massive new inlet separation and boosting facility in a mature natural gas field. The plant’s function is to take fluids from the existing gathering system and boost their pressure at the inlet of the existing gas and liquid processing facilities. This infrastructure compresses gas for commercial sale. read...

To the Last Drop – How Pumps Can Become Efficiency–Enablers for Tank Farms

Screw Pumps/Tank Storage

To the Last Drop – How Pumps Can Become Efficiency–Enablers for Tank Farms

10/02/2018 - How screw pumps strip out even highly viscous media – When emptying an oil or fuel tank (a process refferd to as stripping), quite often residual product of the highly viscous media is left behind. But does it have to be that way? Pumps with excellent intake at low NPSHr values can in fact completely empty tanks – even of crude oil and bitumen. And one technology in particular outperforms the rest... read...

Empowering Solar Energy: How to Pump Liquid Sunshine

Pumps/Solar Power

Empowering Solar Energy: How to Pump Liquid Sunshine

09/27/2018 - High-performance pumps for challenging applications in solar systems — When it comes to using solar energy, new heat transfer media are in high demand. Among the most promising candidates are in fact molten salts. But the handling of these new thermal medias quickly proves more difficult than it appears... read...

Articles

Dosing Done Differently: Pump Efficiency is Energy Efficiency

Dosing Pump

Dosing Done Differently: Pump Efficiency is Energy Efficiency

08/31/2018 - A new dosage pump solution offers more than just lower life-cycle costs — Pump efficiency is energy efficiency. But do you have to sacrifice dosing accuracy for energy saving? As power consumption becomes a premier cost factor for pumps, one should consider alternative technologies. read...

NEWS

New Heated Pumps Ensure Optimal Conveying

Cleaner, Smoother Pumping Operation

New Heated Pumps Ensure Optimal Conveying

Recently introduced, the new T-Sano model from Netzsch’s Tornado family of rotary lobe pumps is designed so that no dust or dirt can settle on its smooth housing. To ensure that no dust can accumulate, the housing design removes any avoidable edges, dead spaces or crevices. read...

ARO Showcases New Pumps and Fluid-Handling Technologies

Air-Operated Diaphragm Pump

ARO Showcases New Pumps and Fluid-Handling Technologies

Aro, a global manufacturer of products for the management of fluids in industrial operations and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is showcasing a variety of pumping solutions, ranging from air-operated diaphragm pumps to piston pumps, and filters, regulators and lubricators (FRLs). read...

A Low-Friction Design Provides Effective Compression Over the Full Turndown Range

High-Efficiency Oil-Free Compressor

A Low-Friction Design Provides Effective Compression Over the Full Turndown Range

The new oil-free Comp-Air Ultima compressor offers up to 12 % improved energy efficiency compared to a conventional two-stage machine, as well as a 37 % smaller footprint, says the manufacturer Comp Air (a Gardner Denver brand). read...