DXP Pacific Industrial Pumps

5 Maintenance Tips for Multistage Pumps

preventative maintenance

All pumps and rotating equipment require maintenance. Routine inspections, adjustments, lubrication, and part replacements are necessary if you want to keep your system running well and your equipment lasting longer. Multistage pumps are generally more complex than most standard single-stage pumps. This makes proper maintenance even more critical to ensure system optimization, reduced risk of […]

Bearing Maintenance Steps for Your Pump Equipment

centrifugal pumps

Bearings play a critical role in the operation of any rotating equipment like pumps and mixers. In centrifugal pumps, they ensure smooth and consistent rotation of the impeller. A damaged or faulty bearing can lead to significant problems, including damage to the pump equipment itself. It is important to follow the right steps when it […]

The Keys to More Sustainable Pump Solutions

energy efficient pump systems

Sustainability is a word you hear often these days. Just about every business or municipality is exploring more sustainable solutions. The pump industry is no exception. We are seeing more and more DXP Pacific clients striving to achieve higher standards of sustainability when it comes to issues like environmental impact, renewable energy sources, longer equipment […]

7 Benefits of Pump System Automation

Centrifugal Pump Automation

Many aspects of pump operation can be automated. Advanced control systems, variable frequency drives (VFDs), predictive maintenance technology, and other tools can be utilized to optimize your system. This can reduce operating costs, improve efficiency, achieve better overall pumping results, and extend the life cycles of your pump equipment. Let’s take a more comprehensive look […]

How to Avoid Pump Cavitation

Cavitation is one of the biggest concerns for centrifugal pump operators. It is a serious problem that can cause significant damage to the impeller and other critical components throughout the pump system. Cavitation is an issue to avoid at all costs. Preventative measures can be taken to minimize the risk of cavitation. Then careful monitoring […]

4 Ways to Extend Your Water Pump Life

water pump's efficiency

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

chemical resistant pump

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 […]

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 […]