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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.

Q & A: Sealing Solutions

This article addresses common questions and challenges faced in sealing centrifugal pumps. Readers are encouraged to submit questions for consideration in future print editions of Pump Engineer magazine.

The Battle Against Plagiarism

Counterfeit products of poor quality can cause financial damages, as well as reputational damages, which is often impossible to estimate. Alexander Leisten and Christian Kruse, who both work with Wilo SE, outline the most efficient methods of tackling this situation: the use of property rights – like patents – as well as proper and secure distribution channels.

Monitoring changes & eliminating risks at the Debottlenecking Project in the Shell Scotford Refinery

Pump Engineer was lucky enough to speak with Rotating Equipment Engineer, Diego Gomez, about his role within the Debottlenecking Project at the Shell Scotford Refinery, located in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada.

Rotary Gear Pumps: Chemical feed water treatment applications at nuclear power plants

Huge quantities of water are used in nuclear power plants for a variety of operations. As such, there are a number of chemical processes that the water has to go through before it can be released back into the environment. When it comes to water treatment applications, small rotary gear pumps can be used as a means of improving performance rates, maintenance and costs.

Challenges for pump design and specification in low temperature environments

With the oil & gas projects moving more and more to severe environmental site conditions, the rotating equipment specialist is facing multiple and complex challenges to ensure safe and reliable operation using centrifugal pumps.

New UAE Fire Code to fight counterfeits, improve safety

The Steel Alliance Against Counterfeiting (SAAC)– an industry initiative of global steel product manufacturers committed to fighting against counterfeit steel products - has pledged its support for more stringent regulations controlling the use of key building materials in the UAE Fire and Life Safety Code of Practice 2016.