Standardizing Pump Processes at the Hydraulic Institute Annual Conference.

HI Standards Partner, Kimley-Horn, shares their perspective on the standards writing process after attending the HI Annual Conference. 

Blogs | December 7, 2022

How Viscosity Affects Pumping

To understand how the viscosity of a liquid affects a pumping system, it is important to understand what viscosity represents. By definition, viscosity is the property of a liquid that causes it to offer resistance to shear stress such as that caused by liquid flow, primarily in the area of the pipe wall.

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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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