Energy Efficient Motors for Pumps


With energy taking up a large part of a plants costs, having efficient technologies throughout can result in significant decreases in operating costs. The industry has seen many advances in energy efficient pumps which happen on a regular basis, making it essential to know the benefits of these pumps, including replacement cost and life cycle. Energy efficiency in pumps begins with proper pump selection, including sizing and function, as well as knowledge of the latest technologies to make the most of any operation.

Understanding Pump Metallurgic Properties

The metallurgic properties of various materials affect pump characteristics including what the equipment can tolerate, the finishes it has and what type of friction it can handle. This determines the selection of seals, lubricants and bearings in pumps. In this article, you will learn what makes metal magnetic, hard, soft, or corrosion or abrasion resistant.

As any austenitic stainless steel would be, 316 stainless steel is very soft. So how does this stainless steel offer strong protection against cavitation? Stainless steel provides excellent resistance to cavitation because of its work-hardening property.

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Frost & Sullivan: Demand for Pumps in North American Sanitary Applications Remains Steady

The research covers centrifugal pumps, which include single-stage, multi-stage, axial and mixed-flow, circulators and sealless pumps, as well as positive displacement pumps, which include rotary, reciprocating and peristaltic pumps. For more information on this research, please email Britni Myers, Corporate Communications, at, with your full name, company name, job title, telephone number, company email address, company website, city, state and country. North American consumers increased spending on processed foods, which led to growth in the food and beverage sector, thereby boosting the need for sanitary pumps in the industry.

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