Technical

Blogs, Technical, Standards | November 9, 2022

ANSI/HI 14.6-2022: Rotodynamic Pumps

In 250 BCE, Ancient Greeks and Romans used a device called the Archimedes screw: the first water pump, which was shaped as a giant screw and used to raise water. ANSI/HI 14.6-2022: Rotodynamic Pumps For Hydraulic Performance Acceptance Tests provides critical performance test procedures for rotodynamic pumps to ensure they are safe to use.

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Blogs, Technical | September 13, 2022

A Guide to Pump System Assessment

When pump systems are not optimized, it impacts a facility’s bottom line with increased maintenance, lost production and higher energy costs. System optimization is a cost-effective way to improve reliability and reduce energy consumption while improving process control to meet the process requirements.

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Blogs, Technical | March 21, 2022

Reliability Basics: Understanding NPSH, POR, and AOR

The pump industry uses acronyms so often, we sometimes gloss over their true meaning and importance. So, let’s review the concepts behind three terms that have a huge impact on pump reliability: Net positive suction head (NPSH), preferred operating region (POR), and allowable operating region (AOR).

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