Case Study – R.F. MacDonald Co.

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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Pump Vibrations Due to Misalignment of Couplings

pump vibration analysis

ITT Goulds Pumps concludes the misalignment of metal couplings are less problematic than elastomeric couplings after pump vibration test Written by: Jerome A. Lorenc, Instrumentation Engineer, Goulds Pumps, Inc. Summary Unacceptable pump vibrations are sometimes caused by the misalignment of the motor to the pump. Pump vibrations increases due to misalignment is dependent on the...

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Taco Pumps Decrease Hotel Operating Costs

Commercial Pumps Hotel

Taco has developed a unique comprehensive program for the hospitality industry designed to maximize guest comfort and decrease operating costs Taco Pumps Provide More Revenue for Hotel Property In today’s competitive hospitality industry, deriving more revenue from a property is critical. This can be accomplished by increasing occupancy rates, decreasing expenses or a combination of...

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