Saturday, June 28, 2008

New law in Florida requires energy-efficient pool pumps

From Orlando Business Journal: A new law signed by Florida Gov. Charlie Crist Wednesday requires new pool pumps purchased after July 1, 2011, to be capable of operating at multiple speeds to conserve energy. Most pool pumps currently operate at a single one-horsepower speed, according to a release.

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Thursday, June 26, 2008

Roto Pumps Reports Q4 Standalone Net At Rs.101 Lakhs

From RTTNews: Roto Pumps, Indian manufacturer of Progressive Cavity Pumps and Twin Screw Pumps, said that the net profit for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2008 rose to Rs.101.30 lakhs from Rs.56.40 lakhs in the same quarter last year. Total income increased to Rs.1, 396.00 lakhs from Rs.1, 062.50 lakhs in the year ago quarter.

The company posted net profit of Rs.303.20 lakhs in the year ended March 31, 2008 compared to Rs.204.10 lakhs in the year ago. Total income grew to Rs.4, 245.10 lakhs from Rs.3, 422.60 lakhs in the previous year.

Low-Maintenance Pumps come in 120, 180, and 240 gpm sizes

Press release of Haight Pump from ThomasNet: Haight Pump is pleased to announce its newest addition of "Pumps that Perform" in sizes of 120, 180, and 240 GPM.

The DIU series pumps feature ductile iron housings, steel shaft and pinion gears, and iron rotor with multiple bearing materials. Shaft sealing will include packing seals, lips seals & multiple mechanical seal types, with elastomers to suit. Other features and options are available depending on specific needs and applications.

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Syncom Chooses KNF Flodos Liquid Pumps For Chemical Processes

From Chemical Online: Syncom BV in Groningen, the Netherlands, a worldwide contract research firm for pharmaceutical and chemical companies, has chosen the Liquiport diaphragm pumps from KNF Flodos to use in various applications its laboratories.

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Research and Markets has announced the addition of "Pumps (UK) - Portfolio Analysis" to their offer

Research and Markets has announced the addition of "Pumps (UK) - Portfolio Analysis" to their offering.

According to their news release, this report provides a comprehensive evaluation of the UK Pumps market. The revised and updated 2008 edition analyses the financial performance of the companies important to the success of your business. Using the most up to date information available, the analysis is ideal both as a tool to benchmark your own company’s results and to study the market in more depth.

Aimed at the busy manager, this analysis is both quick and easy to use thanks to the unique visual layout. Report Includes:
- Individual analysis of the Top 758 companies.
- The very latest accounts from Companies House.
- Every company ranked and rated.
- Easy to identify acquisition prospects.
- Complete industry overview section.

For more information visit
Contact: Research and Markets, Laura Wood, Senior Manager
Fax: +353 1 4100 980

Process Pumps suit continuous, heavy-duty operation

From ThomasNet: Featuring explosion-proof AC motors, KNF corrosion-resistant pumps are equipped for gas and liquid handling in potentially hazardous locations.

Offering compliance with Class 1, Division 1, Groups C & D, and ATEX hazardous locations, they can achieve flows up to 7.8 scfm and vacuums up to 29.86 in. Hg, depending on model. They provide oil-free operation, run without wear-prone sliding seals, include quality precision ball bearings, and come in 3 head configurations.

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Process Pumps suit continuous, heavy-duty operation

Berlin Technologies

Wet-Mix Process Systems Feature Colloid Mill And Feed Pump

Chemical Online reports that custom engineered wet-mix process systems that feature colloid mills and positive displacement feed pumps, packaged to achieve specific customer requirements for emulsifying, dispersion, and particle size reduction, are available from Bematek Systems, Inc. of Salem, Massachusetts.

According to the report Bematek Wet-Mix Process Systems provide users with a finished product that is homogeneous, has repeatable viscosity and dispersion down to one micron, and is totally consistent from batch-to-batch.

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Wet-Mix Process Systems Feature Colloid Mill And Feed Pump

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Troubleshooting Motors: A Case Study

June edition of the magazine Pumps & Systems includes a very interesting case study on troubleshooting a motor failure, written by William Livoti, Baldor, Dodge and Reliance Electric.

Don't miss PumpTec 2008

PumpTec 2008, the 4th Annual Pumps Hands-on Maintenance and Reliability Conference will take place in Atlanta, Georgia, on September 22-23, 2008.

The conference is sponsored by by U.S. Technology Center of Pumping Machinery in consortium with leading pump manufacturers. It has a great program, which aims to cover everything you need to know about pumps. Sessions' topics include “Centrifugal Pumps”, “Bearings and Lubrications”, “Alignment and Vibrations Fundamentals”, “Positive Displacement Rotary Pumps” and more.

For further details, including registration forms, please check