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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.

TEADIT Announces Strategic Changes to Management Structure

Recently, two very big announcements were made of upcoming changes to the company: Robbie Riggs was announced as Teadit North America’s Chief Executive Officer, and Chris Day as the Chief Operating Officer for the Teadit Group. Pump Engineer had the pleasure of speaking to both professionals about the company’s evolution, the focus of its people, and the succession in their respective roles.

Choosing Safety, Reliability, and Efficiency When Selecting or Designing High Pressure Pumps

This case study is of a pump manufacturer and a rock and mineral processing business’ collaboration to add safety features to a replacement high-pressure system. The article outlines the factors and testing methods which engineers had completed to enhance productivity and safety, as well as reduce energy consumption.

The McIlvaine Company: Analyzing Market Trends, Industry Needs, and Technological Advancements

After a decade of collaboration, Pump Engineer is honoured to celebrate its tenth year in partnership with The McIlvaine Company. Pump Engineer had the pleasure of speaking with the market research consulting firm’s CEO, Bob McIlvaine, regarding the company’s history, the importance of industry trends in the pump market, as well as the future of the pumps in this ever-growing industry.

One Less Common Pitfall – Using a Between-The-Bearing System On Gear Pumps

Throughout human history, pumps and the movement of fluid have been crucial to survival and progress. While pump technology is designed with longevity in mind, there are common problems that can knock them offline and even cause catastrophic failure.

Four Rules of Pump Hydraulics- How Pump and System Interaction Affects Pump Reliability and...

“Who makes the best car for my purposes?” An 800 hp coupe with a stripped interior is phenomenal on the track but not great when taking the family to the airport. It is not so different with pumps. The analogous question is: “What is the right pump for my system?”

Improving Pump Systems: An Interview with Umeet Bhachu, Staff Rotating Equipment Engineer

Umeet’s expertise in the industry pertains to the designs, equipment evaluation and troubleshooting of turbomachinery and reciprocating assets. Among various assets, one aspect relates to strategic and tactical maintenance of complex pumping systems, such as centrifugal and other positive displacement pumps.

Utmost Alloy- An Innovative Approach to Casting

Utmost Alloy is on a unique path of development. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, this company is breaking barriers by challenging the traditional ways in which castings are made.

Factors Shaping the Pump Market

The market for ammonia pump applications is growing at double-digit rates due to some environmental drivers. This market is susceptible to political developments and...

Following the Technology: Shifting Pumps to Mechanical Seals

In an average barrel-refinery plant, there may be as many as 3,000 to 3,500 pumps in operation.

Side Channel Pumps For Transporting Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and Bio- LPG has been gaining significant importance as clean and efficient alternatives to fossil fuels.