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Featured Articles

Our Featured Story archive is a collection of the Featured Articles which have been published in our magazine and taken pride of place as the ‘unique feature article’ on our Pump Engineer home page. In addition to industry updates, market news, and topical issues of the day, the Feature Story provides an interesting mix of company profiles, in-depth technical articles, reports from major end users, and features projects in a variety of industries. These industries range from oil & gas, chemical & petrochemical, and power generation to medical and food & beverage industries.

The Importance of Doing the Math An Interview with Pump SME Kristo Naude

Ever wonder about the nuances of the pump industry? What seems to be a straightforward piece of equipment actually comprises of an entire industry full of both opportunities and challenges.

Pump Failure Statistics for Pumps

The use of good sources of data that define and assign typical, or prevailing, failure modes, can help operators and users develop a grasp on the statistics of a routine failure

Maintain To Gain: The Many Benefits of Pump Maintenance

By following and maintaining a regular maintenance schedule, operators can ensure prolonged, optimal pump performance. It is therefore necessary to discuss the importance of pump maintenance while also revealing the areas to focus on for getting the most out of a process pump.

Centrifugal Compressor Fugitive Emissions: Avoiding Gas Leakage to Improve Profitability

For instance, the dry gas seal leakage on a typical natural gas pipeline compressor emits 757 t/year of methane, which is equivalent to 6,509...

NIDEC Motor Corporation: Celebrating 100 Years Driving Innovation

Pump Engineer had the pleasure of speaking with Patrick Hogg, Director of Marketing, and Tim Albers, Director of Product Management, to learn about the dynamic progression of NIDEC Motor Corporation’s iconic products.

Monitoring and Maintaining Rotating Equipment

Pump Engineer had the pleasure of speaking with Senior Rotating Equipment Engineer for CNOOC, Peyman Abedzadeh, regarding his experience with rotating equipment such as pumps, compressors, and dual seal mechanisms, and the systems he uses to maintain them.

Pump Cavitation: The Symptoms, the Cause, the Diagnosis, and the Cure

Changes in the viscosity of the liquid, lowered flow rates, and persistent unusual sounds are indicators of pump cavitation; although these effects often seem harmless, it is important the applications are assessed and provided with maintenance to prevent further damage to the pump.

Evidence Based, Forecast Driven Strategy for Pump Suppliers

Using an evidence based, forecast driven sales approach to sell products can maximize profits for pump companies. There are two variations of this approach based on whether the pump is in general or high-performance service.

Increasing Service Life Of Pump Components Suffering From Cavitation Erosion, Improved Wear Resistance Of...

Low temperature surface hardening by Bodycote S³P, featuring Kolsterising® and S³P ADM, can greatly improve wear resistance against cavitation erosion of pumps and pump components.

The Necessity of Pumps in Pharmaceutical Processes

The market for air, water, and energy products used in blood plasma fractionation, and the development of drugs derived from the plasma, is approaching $5 billion per year. Alongside this, the global market for pumps is approaching $40 million dollars per year. By Bob Mcilvaine, The Mcilvaine Company