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4 Ways to Extend Your Water Pump Life

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Water pumps are commonly used in municipal water and wastewater treatment plants, various industries, and marine applications throughout the world. A variety of pumps are utilized to pump water because it is generally a neutral fluid. However, not all water is equal, and every pumping application brings unique challenges.  Water may contain different salinity levels, […]

What Is Predictive Pump Monitoring?

Predictive pump monitoring

Predictive pump monitoring is part of predictive maintenance planning. It is a technology-based approach to pump system monitoring and equipment management. It uses the latest technological resources to help operators monitor their equipment and vital components. Key performance data can be collected using advanced sensors. Then it can be cataloged and analyzed in real-time using […]

Centrifugal Pumps vs. Rotary Pumps: Understanding the Differences

centrifugal vs rotary pumps

With so many disparate types of pumps to consider, selecting the best one for your particular processing application can be challenging. It’s important to do your research before buying. This will ensure you procure the best pump for the job. Investing the time and money to make the right choice now can save you significant […]

How to Improve Chemical Resistance in Your Pump

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Running chemicals through a pump system provides many unique challenges compared to most other pump applications. Chemicals can be caustic, acidic, corrosive, and usually hazardous. They can expedite wear and tear on the pump equipment and cause catastrophic damage if the machinery isn’t properly configured.  Eliminate Chemical Leakage Risks Another serious concern is leakage. You […]

Your Guide to Bearing Isolators

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Bearings are critical components in all rotating machinery. They provide vital support for rotating shafts in motors, pumps, and other equipment. It is imperative to maintain proper bearing health and performance if you want to avoid pump system failures. A worn or failing bearing will lead to significant problems. What Is a Bearing Isolator? One […]

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Selecting a Pump for Food Manufacturing

Selecting the right pump can be challenging, with so many factors to consider. This is especially true in the food manufacturing industry. You need to find a pump that meets your performance and production requirements—in addition to very specific hygienic standards.  When it comes to selecting a food-grade pump, avoid costly mistakes. Here are some […]

The Importance of Pump Shaft Alignment

Shaft alignment is one of the most critical steps in the pump installation process. It is also something that must be inspected and tested regularly as part of a proper pump system maintenance plan. Many factors can affect pump shaft alignment. The slightest misalignment can cause significant problems during operation. These issues include poor equipment […]

How to Use Power Sensors to Improve Pump Efficiency

You can use many advanced sensors and monitoring devices to track important operating data for your pump system. When you pair these with analytics software and predictive maintenance strategies, you can employ this technology to your advantage. Your data can help you dial in your equipment and optimize your system for maximum operating efficiency. Pump […]

5 Steps for Troubleshooting Centrifugal Pump Problems

Problems with a centrifugal pump can be frustrating. Issues can cause equipment damage or lead to costly downtime for unplanned repairs. One of the best ways to avoid these complications is to have a consistent preventative maintenance plan. However, unexpected problems can always happen without much warning. You must be ready to troubleshoot and resolve […]

How Predict-Plus by PumpWorks Is Changing the Water Industry

PumpWorks always innovates in the pump technology field. Predict-Plus remote pump monitoring system is one of the most powerful inventions in recent years. This simple, yet powerful, device allows your pumps and other rotating equipment to talk to you. It’s one of the easiest ways to track equipment health and performance, and it can all […]

How to Use a VFD to Solve Pumping Problems

Many factors go into optimizing a pump system—and keeping it optimized over time. From the controls to the equipment to the operating environment, any one issue can affect the entire system. Variable-frequency drives (VFDs) solve several problems for pump operators, especially those dealing with changing conditions. For others, a VFD may provide more headaches than […]

6 Tips for Selecting the Best Pressure Sensor

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If you install the wrong pressure sensor in your pump system, it can lead to significant problems. You may experience equipment damage, inconsistent system performance, or even worker injury. You can’t afford to have inaccurate pressure measurements. This is why selecting the proper pressure sensor for your equipment is crucial. You don’t have to be […]