Pumps – R.F. MacDonald Co.

R.F. MacDonald Co. services and sells boilers, pumps, composites and accessories for commercial and industrial applications.

Optimizing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

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Many facilities shop for pumps based on price, but industry data shows initial costs represent only 10 percent of the Total Cost of Ownership This white paper shares the formula for analyzing TCO as part of purchase and design decisions, with case studies showing how five organizations used a TCO approach to yield dramatic savings....


Curing the Causes of Pump Cavitation

Blackmer Pump Cavitation

Blackmer creates a cavitation solution using suppression liner, which eliminates vibration, excessive noise & pump-component damage Read Blackmer's white paper Curing the Cause of Cavitaion about how cavitation occurs, how it can harm sliding vane pumps and why the use of a Cavitation Suppression Liner is the best way to mitigate cavitation damage. Watch Blackmer's...


API Oil & Natural Gas Pump Testing Standards

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Many factors go into pump testing including safety, cost, lead times, customer production and efficiency across the testing and delivery cycle Summary The latest edition of API Standard 610 has clarified industry guidelines for pump testing, but new customers still often over-specify testing for new pumps. By understanding the nature of pump test results, the...


Current Capabilities of Pump Monitoring

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Reducing energy and improving reliability are the main drivers for intelligent pump systems, which can now use automated monitoring on all types of rotating equipment. Need for Pump Monitoring With rising energy costs, manufacturing plants are increasing their focus on the amount of energy spent on rotating equipment. Improperly sized or poorly performing pumps are...