DXP Pacific Industrial Pumps

Advantages and Disadvantages of Butterfly Valves

A butterfly valve is a device that allows you to achieve better flow control. The design uses a metallic disc that rotates a quarter-turn at a time around a fixed-stem axis. The 90-degree turns provide quick-action control between open and closed positions. In addition, the disc is generally sized equally to the internal diameter of […]

6 Ways to Improve Predictive Maintenance

All pump systems can benefit from predictive maintenance (PdM). There are different methods you can use to monitor equipment and track key performance indicators, allowing you to detect potential problems before they happen. This way, you can address them in advance of catastrophic failures and increase uptime helps avoid significant repair expenses. Here are 6 […]

Burlingame Joins DXP

In March, our parent company, DXP Enterprises, Inc., announced the acquisition of Burlingame Engineers—a leading regional company in the process equipment industry. Let’s learn more about what Burlingame brings to the DXP family to best serve our West Coast clients. The History of Burlingame Burlingame Engineers, founded in 1979 and based out of Concord in […]

Sealless Magnetic Drive Pumps from ANSIMAG

Sundyne is widely recognized as one of the premier pump manufacturing companies in the world. Their ANSIMAG brand specializes in sealless magnetic-drive pumps that are truly extraordinary. They are ideal for chemical processing, downstream refining and other pumping applications where leaks and internal corrosion or abrasion absolutely must be avoided at all costs. Let’s look […]

Use Solar Energy to Power Your Chemical Injection System!

Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a metering pump that provided continuous use, day and night, without costly energy consumption? If the pump could be powered by solar energy, there would be no fuel required or downtime to fuel it up. There would be no expensive electricity usage. It would be powered by the […]

Eliminate Corrosion and Leaks with ANSIMAG Sealless Magnetic Drive Pumps

There are some applications where a mechanically sealed pump simply isn’t the right option, like when dealing with caustic chemicals and refinery waste.  ANSIMAG Sealless Magnetic Drive Pumps ANSIMAG changed the game when they introduced to the market their line of sealless magnetic drive pumps, which eliminated the need for mechanical seals. Certain chemicals can […]

BJM Introduces Heavy Duty High Head Dewatering Pumps

BJM, Cortech Engineering’s longstanding product partner, is one of the world’s premier manufacturers of industrial pumps and accessories. They recently released a brand new line of heavy duty high head dewatering pumps. The KHD and KHH Series are powerful and effective dewatering pumps that can handle high volumes and consistent flow rates for a wide […]

Cortech's Guide to Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps

Cortech Engineering is your resource for air operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps. When you need to handle sensitive media such as acid transfer, food processing, paint, oils and other viscous products, the gentle pumping action of an AODD pump will give you ideal results. Cortech can help you find the right AODD pump for your […]

Ampco Z Series Centrifugal Pumps

At Cortech Engineering, we’re excited to represent Ampco as one of our product pumps. Ampco produces great products and we want to help our clients make the right decisions when buying Ampco pumps. This week we’d like to feature the Ampco Z Series, which are centrifugal pumps designed primarily for marine and industrial applications.   […]

Resources to Help Optimize a Pump System

Most engineers want to optimize their pump systems for many different reasons, and one of the biggest challenges to doing so is knowing where to start. Sometimes the thought of optimization is overwhelming because there are so many things that can and should be done to a pump system to make it better and more efficient. […]

How Improving Your Pump System Saves Money

There are many factors that contribute to improving a pump system. By conducting some improvement measures, a pump system will be one step closer to optimization, which translates to savings. When a pump system is running at its best, it will use less energy, produce less wear on the system as a whole and the […]