How to Measure Component Mechanical Seal Size

September 09, 2021

To determine the size of a component mechanical seal, measure the inside diameter of the seal face, the length of the spring, and diameter and thickness of the stationary seat.

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API Pump Types, Defined

September 01, 2021

Designed to handle various hydrocarbons in accordance with the high standards of the American Petroleum Institute, API pumps ranging from end suction to vertical turbine models are commonly used in the petroleum, petrochemical, and natural gas industries.

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The Importance of Regular Industrial Pump Maintenance

August 27, 2021

Performing regular maintenance on your industrial pumps is essential to ensuring their smooth operation, extended lifespan, enhanced performance, and cost efficiency.

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What are AODD Pumps and How do They Work?

July 15, 2021

Air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps utilize compressed air and dual chambers to transport fluids safely and efficiently in support of a wide range of industrial applications.

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How to Select Mechanical Seals for Pumps

June 28, 2021

Carefully consider applications, pertinent safety requirements, liquid to be transferred, pressure and temperature, and environmental concerns when selecting mechanical seals for pumps.

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What Is a Mechanical Seal?

June 02, 2021

Mechanical seals prevent leakage and contamination of process fluids and gases during transportation via rotating equipment, like pumps, mixers, steam turbines, or compressors.

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What Is a Positive Displacement Pump?

May 24, 2021

Positive displacement pumps transport liquids and maintain flow by utilizing physical drivers, making them highly adaptable to a wide variety of functions across multiple industries.

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Progressive Cavity Pumps: Common Applications & How They Work

May 05, 2021

Progressive cavity pumps utilize screw-like rotors to transport fluids and are utilized in many industries, such as oil and gas, pulp and paper manufacturing, wastewater treatment, food processing, and pharmaceutical production, among others.

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