DXP Pacific Industrial Pumps

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 […]

6 Qualities to Look for in a Sealless Pump

Sealless pumps are ideal for many processing applications. You don’t have to worry about replacing worn-out mechanical seals, and leaks are not a problem. Sealless pump designs are excellent when transferring corrosive chemicals that can cause excess damage to traditional sealing solutions. The right sealless pump can minimize worries of product contamination or environmental impact […]

Are You Losing Money from Inefficient Pump Motor Management?

Most pumps and other types of rotating equipment run on electricity. If that’s the case at your facility, the odds are good your motors account for a large portion of your electric bill each month. This is why efficient pump motor management is so critical. You could be throwing money out the window every day. […]

Improve Water Quality with the Right Mechanical Seal

Mechanical seals are crucial components in water treatment pump systems. They minimize the risk of costly pump leaks, which can lead to lost water, lost pump pressure, reduced energy efficiency and damaged equipment. Most importantly for this application, they prevent outside contaminants from entering the water system and compromising your water quality. The Importance of […]

What Is Water Hammer and How Can It Be Prevented?

Many pump issues can be damaging to your pump system. Corrosion, cavitation, and pressure loss are some of the most common problems pump operators look to avoid. One issue that isn’t talked about as much in our industry is water hammer. It can be a very serious concern. If water hammer occurs and isn’t addressed […]

Is an AODD Pump the Best Choice for Your Application?

Air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps have become more popular in recent years. They are more versatile than you might realize, and they offer a number of unique advantages. However, proper pump selection is a critical step. It’s important to understand how AODD pumps work and determine if one is the right choice for your specific application. […]

Go Sealless with ANSIMAG Pumps

ANSIMAG is a Sundyne brand, and they are one of the leading manufacturers of sealless magnetic drive pumps for chemical processing and other demanding fluid applications. There are numerous benefits to having a pump with a magnetic drive system and a sealless design. In addition, ANSIMAG pumps are specially lined with Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) to […]

Peristaltic vs. Centrifugal Pumps: Differences to Understand

All pumps fall into one of two primary categories: centrifugal pumps and positive displacement (PD) pumps. Then there are a variety of different pump types within each category. Centrifugal pumps are generally more common, while positive displacement pumps are often more specialized for specific fluid, slurry, and solids pumping applications. One of the most interesting […]

4 of the Best Wine Pumps

At DXP Pacific, we work with wineries throughout California—from Napa Valley and Temecula to the Central Coast and Central Valley. Today’s winemakers know the right pumps can significantly streamline the production process and improve product quality.  Pump systems can be used for a variety of winemaking applications, including transfer of whole grapes, pumping of must, […]

When to Use Rigid Coupling on Pumps

There are two primary types of pump couplings: rigid couplings and flexible couplings. Both can have their advantages and disadvantages. Which type of coupling to use will depend on the pump equipment and application. Rigid vs. Flexible Coupling It’s pretty simple to understand the main difference between a rigid and flexible coupling. One provides a […]

Are You Ready to Feed The Beast?

The Beast is Sandpiper’s newest pump and it certainly lives up to its name. It is a heavy duty, clog-resistant valve pump designed to handle some of the most challenging fluid transfer applications. From chemicals to solids-bearing liquids, it can handle almost anything you feed it.  Key Design Features The Sandpiper Beast features 2-inch ports […]

3 Great AODD Pump Accessories

Air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps are known to be very versatile and reliable. They are utilized in many different industries and applications, including mining, water treatment, oil and gas, and food production. The goal of any pump operator is to keep the pump running efficiently with minimal downtime for repairs and maintenance.  Even the best AODD […]