Thursday, July 29, 2010

Upcoming events for pump professionals

Here's a list of upcoming events for pump professionals from Pumps & Systems :

Centrifugal and Positive Displacement Pumps

August 19-20
W.W. Grainger Facility / Norcross, GA
770-310-0866 /

September 20-21
Holiday Inn Select / Norcross, GA
770-310-0866 /

CADWorx University
September 27-29
Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel / Houston, Texas

October 2-6
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center / New Orleans, LA
877-933-4734 /

Turbomachinery Symposium
October 5-7
George R. Brown Convention Center / Houston, Texas
979-845-7417 /

SMRP Conference
October 18-21
Midwest Airlines Center / Milwaukee, WI
703-245-8011 /

FSA Fall Meeting
October 19-21
Austin, Texas
610-971-4850 /

Pack Expo
October 31-November 3
McCormick Place / Chicago, IL
703-243-8555 /

November 8-12
Bally's Hotel / Las Vegas, NV
866-872-4647 /

December 14-16
Orange County Convention Center / Orlando, FL
918-831-9160 /

See more events on Pumps & Systems website.

Berlin Technologies

Pneumatic Diaphragm Pumps are built for handling chemicals

From ThomasNet: Almatec®, a premier manufacturer of air-operated diaphragm pumps, has designed and constructed its CHEMICOR Series Metal Pneumatic Diaphragm Pumps with product chambers that have soft contours, resulting in smooth flow channels and no dead spaces. This makes CHEMICOR Series pumps ideal for operations that feature the handling and transfer of chemicals.

The CHEMICOR Series pumps are also available with a number of optional features that allow operators to customize the pumps for the specific needs of their facilities. These optional features that operators can choose from include a pulsation damper, back-flushing system, barrier chamber system, diaphragm monitor, stroke counting and extended special ports for use in sanitary conditions.

To read the full release please click here:

Optional Features Allow Almatec® CHEMICOR Series Pumps to Display Versatility in Chemical-Handling Applications

Berlin Technologies

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Three Screw Pump of Allweiler for sale

Berlin Technologies, the exclusive representative of ALLWEILER in Israel, is offering a three screw pump (SPF 10R46) of Allweiler for sale.

Berlin Technologies

Vacuum Pumps are compact and cool running

From ThomasNet: KNF N860 Series diaphragm vacuum pumps introduce ideal solutions to sample, transfer, or evacuate air and gases. These compact and cool-running pumps benefit from a patented structured diaphragm promoting optimized pneumatic performance and long service life.

The pumps can suit a wide variety of process, laboratory, or OEM applications ranging from large-scale rotary evaporators and continuous/manifold filtration systems to process control sampling. Customization capabilities expand their application potential to many other areas.

To read the full release please click here:

Ideally Suited for Sampling Air and Gases: KNF N860 Series Diaphragm Vacuum Pumps Deliver Optimized Pneumatic Performance and Long Life

Berlin Technologies

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Flowserve Buying Italy-Based Valbart For $168M

From Flowserve Corp. said Friday it bought Valbart Srl, an Italian company that makes valves used in the oil and gas industry, for about $168 million cash.Flowserve, which makes pumps and fluid handling equipment, said it also repaid $32 million in debt held by Valbart.

The company said the deal will reduce its profit by a small amount in 2010 and add to its profits starting in 2011. Flowserve and Valbart began collaborating in December.

To read the full release please click on the link below:

Flowserve Buying Italy-Based Valbart For $168M

Berlin Technologies

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Colfax to provide pumping tech for Australian Navy

From Yahoo! Finance: Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX - News), a global leader in fluid-handling solutions for critical applications, announced Australian shipbuilding company ASC has ordered $1.2 million in pumping technology on behalf of the Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance for building three new air-warfare destroyers for the Royal Australian Navy. The order is primarily for three-screw rotary positive displacement pumps, which will be used for handling fluids such as fuel, lubricating oil and bilge water.

"We're pleased to have been selected to supply fluid-handling technology for Australia's latest destroyers," said Clay Kiefaber, president and CEO of Colfax. "We have more than 70 years of experience serving navies around the world and understand the need for defense vessels to perform anywhere, anytime, under the harshest possible conditions."

To read the full release please click on the link below:

Colfax to Supply $1.2 Million in Pumping Systems to Royal Australian Navy

Berlin Technologies

Friday, July 9, 2010

Dry Screw Vacuum Pumps are virtually maintenance-free

From ThomasNet: Edwards, a leading global supplier of vacuum and abatement equipment and services, has launched a new range of dry pumps which delivers high vacuum performance and enables full process integration. The compact GXS pump features unique screw technology and enables users to optimize their processes resulting in a low cost of ownership and a reduced footprint.

The GXS is robust and reliable. It has a long pump service life of up to five years and is virtually maintenance free, even in harsh applications. The pump mechanism can be cleaned easily using the high flow purge and solvent flush accessory, which removes the need to partially strip the pump. This also decreases costly downtime associated with using alternative products that require manual cleaning.

To read the full release please click on the link below:

New GXS Dry Screw Vacuum Pumps Enable Industrial Process Optimization with Low Cost of Ownership

Berlin Technologies

Monday, July 5, 2010

The New DRYVAC Complements the Broad Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Portfolio

From Yahoo! Finance: Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum (OLV), an ISO9001 certified company, offers vacuum pumps, research coating systems, leak detectors and related components for use in Photovoltaic manufacturing. Our process experiences include vacuum generation for supporting crystal pulling and casting of silicon, deposition of thin-film coatings and lamination for today's solar modules.

OLV recently announced the introduction of a second generation industrial dry-compressing screw-type vacuum pump line called DRYVAC®. The new DRYVAC has evolved from one design platform comprised of models 650 S, 650 S-i and 5000 RS-i. Multiple pumping system combinations are also possible for gaining increased pumping speeds and vacuum levels by incorporating the RUVAC® WH line of vacuum boosters. Both DRYVAC and the RUVAC WH offer improvements in leak tightness, energy efficiency and physical stature over competitive brands.

To read the full release please click on the link below:

The New DRYVAC Complements the Broad Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Portfolio

Berlin Technologies