Case Study – R.F. MacDonald Co.

The Lowdown on Low-Water Volume, Low-Mass Boilers

low-mass-boilers

All boilers designed for steam production have several factors in common that influence their operational efficiency and return on investment By Victor Cerbins Cleaver-Brooks All boilers designed and manufactured for steam production have several factors in common. Regardless of whether the boiler is a firetube or watertube design, it is important to evaluate key factors...

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Solutions for Industrial Water Reuse

Industrial Water Reuse

Grundfos researchers evaluate water treatment and restorative processes in general industrial applications. The following white paper covers the topic of modern and future solutions for water reuse. Introduction: Water is such a fundamental necessity for life that it is often taken for granted. In modern industrial plants, water must be of the right quality to...

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Hydrodynamic Seals in the Pulp & Paper Industry

hydrodynamic pump seals

The greatest advantage of the dynamic seal is the elimination, or significant reduction, of external water for stuffing box flush across all areas in a mill environment ITT Goulds Pumps determines the hydrodynamic (or dynamic) sealing method for pump stuffing box sealing is a successful alternative to other pump stuffing box sealing methods. Hydrodynamic seals...

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Hydraulic Selections Minimize Unscheduled Pump Maintenance

Pump Reliability Analysis

ITT Goulds Pumps experiments on the effects of three hydraulic factors to test pump reliability and reduce unscheduled maintenance In process plants it has been found that under many circumstances the cost of unscheduled maintenance is the most significant cost of ownership. Although numerous papers have been presented on the subject of pump reliability, that...

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ITT Goulds Pumps Examines Critical Pump Life Factors

Pump-Maintenance

ITT Goulds Pumps identifies 4 critical factors to prevent premature pump failure: oil contamination, oil viscosity, air cooling, and monitoring bearing failure Four Critical Factors for Longer Pump Life An ITT Goulds Pumps expert details how four (4) critical factors have the greatest impact on a pump's lifespan; therefore, understanding and monitoring these elements will...

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