Pump Knowledge

Pump Knowledge

Some vane pump manufacturers frequently blitz trade magazines with articles touting their “superior hydraulic efficiency”. Don’t buy it.

Eliminating unnecessary pump failures and improving your facilities energy efficiency with Graco's Electric Diaphragm Pumps
Figure 1. Typical mechanical seal with integrated pumping ring and throat bushing

Reducing the temperature in the seal chamber environment offers many benefits to the performance & reliability of a mechanical seal operating in hot service
Figure 4.11 - Control of pump flow by changing the system resistance using a throttle valve

Excessive throttling and Corrosion issues have surprisingly high costs in terms of the life cycle of pumps.
Image 1 - How to Stop Vibration Issues Before They Start

A pump's vibration issues are best avoided before purchase with appropriate engineering, modelling, contract order language, oversight, and commissioning.

The technology of eccentric disc pumps offers optimized product recovery for the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.