Sunday, August 31, 2008

Digital Metering Pumps feature IP67 construction

News release of Walchem Industries (from ThomasNet):

Walchem introduces the EK Series Metering Pumps with IP67 construction, the first waterproof solenoid-metering pump for the harshest environments.The EK Series are solenoid-driven, diaphragm metering pumps with capacities up to 6.7 GPH (25.4 l/h) and a maximum pressure of 150 PSI (10 bar). At 360 strokes per minute, the EK Series provides an outstanding 1800:1 turndown ratio and will reduce the slug feeding found in most competitive pumps.

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Wajax acquires Weir Process Equipment, increases monthly distributions

The Canadian Press reports that Wajax Income Fund (TSX:WJX.UN) says it will acquire Weir Process Equipment, a distributor of pumps and equipment to the energy sector, for $25.4 million. The Toronto-based distributor of mobile equipment, industrial components and power systems also said it was hiking its monthly distribution by a penny to 36 cents.

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Low Pressure Mixing Pumps are compact and modular.

News release of Cecil Instruments (from ThomasNet):

The Adept HPLC range has now been expanded to include Q-Adept systems, a quaternary low pressure mixing pump and a binary low pressure mixing pump. These space saving and compact systems add even more versatility to modular systems and provide enormous cost savings.

Because the systems are modular, different detectors may be accommodated depending on analytical requirements. These detectors include variable wavelength UV/Visible, WaveQuest UV/Visible, electrochemical, refractive index, conductivity and fluorescence. Each detector is of the highest industry specification and is renowned for its Ultra-Low Drift.

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Saturday, August 23, 2008

Exacting Requirements Fulfilled

News release of GIW Industries (from ThomasNet):

Mining is Mongolia's most important industry. In January 2007, KSB's subsidiary GIW supplied one of the largest slurry pumps ever installed in a copper mine. The extremely robust pump was built with state-of-the-art KSB technology for the Erdenet mine in order to increase production output in the medium and long term. Per hour, the horizontally installed centrifugal slurry pump is capable of handling up to 15,000 cubic metres of tailings left over from copper production.

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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

The Lowdown on Trash Pumps

ThomasNet brings the following press release of Griffin Pump & Equipment:

Many times, contractors will request a "Trash Pump". Trash pumps, and in particular, centrifugal trash pumps come in many types and variations. Other names for this "Trash Pump" may be Non-Clog or Solids Handling, among others. Different styles can be Self Priming, Compressor Assist Prime, Vacuum Assist Prime, or Submersible.

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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Kirloskar Brothers Utilize PTC's Pro/Engineer to Design Pump Engineering Solution for Turnkey Indian Irrigation Project

Yahoo! Finance published a news release about PTC, the Product Development Company, which announced that Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) a leading manufacturer and exporter of centrifugal pumps and valves has leveraged Pro/ENGINEER to design a pump engineering solution based on its unique siphon design for the Saurashtra Branch canal, part of the strategic Narmada Dam project in the Western Indian state of Gujurat.

State of the art technology coupled with design innovation helped overcome significant terrain, engineering and financial challenges, resulting in a successful completion of the project and provision of irrigation and drinking water to a large population of rural farmers in the state. In recognition, Kirloskar Brothers was recognized with a Technology Innovation award by the Government of Gujurat as well as a US Patent.

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Flowserve Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.25 Cents Per Share

Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS), a leading global provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the payment of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 cents per share on the company´s outstanding shares of common stock. The dividend is payable on October 8, 2008 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 24, 2008.

Flowserve Corp. is one of the world´s leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services. Operating in more than 55 countries, the company produces engineered and industrial pumps, seals and valves as well as a range of related flow management services. More information about Flowserve can be obtained by visiting the company´s Web site at

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Berlin Technologies

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Centrifugal Pumps Are The Sanitary Industry Benchmark For Quality And Performance

Fristam centrifugal pumps are the sanitary industry benchmark for quality and performance. Food Oline reports that the original heavy duty FP and the standard duty FPX now have a new family member, the FPR. It maintains the same Fristam quality, and its front pull-out seal makes maintenance even easier.

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Berlin Technologies

Hamilton Sundstrand Acquires Spain-based Marelli Pumps

Hamilton Sundstrand published the following news release:

Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., has acquired privately-held Marelli Pumps, a leader in the design and manufacture of heavy duty centrifugal pumps. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marelli, based in Illescas, Toledo, Spain, supplies a wide range of centrifugal pumps for customers in the oil, petrochemical, chemical, industrial process, water and firefighting industries. It has approximately euros 30 million in annual sales and operates in Spain, Southern Europe and the Middle East. It will become part of Sundyne, one of Hamilton Sundstrand's three industrial companies.

"We are extremely pleased to have Marelli, and its 150 employees, join the Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial team," said Stephen Oswald, president of Hamilton Sundstrand's Industrial division. "This acquisition expands the oil and gas product offering to our customers and provides opportunities to expand Marelli geographically."

The Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial division includes Milton Roy, Sundyne and Sullair. Headquartered in Arvada, Colo., Sundyne Corp. is a leading global manufacturer of engineered pumps and compressors serving process industries worldwide. Additional information can be found at

With 2007 revenues of $5.6 billion, Hamilton Sundstrand employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide and is headquartered in Windsor Locks, Conn. Among the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products, the company designs, manufactures and services aerospace systems and provides integrated system solutions for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. It also is a major supplier for international space programs.

United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.