The new aeration blowers were installed last year as part of a mandated project to increase the facility’s wet-weather treatment capacity. The new blowers are 23% more efficient than the 35 year-old blowers they replaced, resulting in an annual saving of over 1.8 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity annually, or enough electric power to supply […]
A new electrochemical process to produce ammonia simply from air and water has been developed by U.S. researchers. As well as being more energy efficient than the traditional Haber-Bosch process, it is also more environmentally friendly. Ammonia, or NH3, is made up of three parts hydrogen and one part nitrogen. See full story on processingmagazine.com […]
For many years, the go-to technology for hygienic manufacturing processes in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries have been lobe or external circumferential piston (ECP) pumps and, to a lesser extent, centrifugal, hose and progressive cavity styles. The following chart provides a comparison overview of various pump technologies when taking into account several […]
DEF is used in selective catalytic reduction in order to lower NOx concentration in diesel exhaust. It does not negatively impact MPG, or engine performance. These react with the NOx in the exhaust, reducing the NOx into water and nitrogen. See full story on mppumps.com Image courtesy of mppumps.com
Greensboro-based Tencarva Machinery Co., a distributor of pumps, pumping systems, fluid handling systems and other products for the industrial and municipal markets, announced Wednesday that it has begun construction on an approximately 23, 000 square foot office-service center in Nashville that is slated for completion around March 1, 2015.
Pictured here is a rendering of the new Nashville facility for Tencarva. Greensboro-based Tencarva Machinery Co., a distributor of pumps, pumping systems, fluid handling systems and other products for the industrial and municipal markets, announced Wednesday that it has begun construction on an approximately 23, 000 square foot office-service center in Nashville that is slated […]
There are multiple ways to select an industrial pump and multiple styles of centrifugal pumps to choose from. The primary selection tool is called a pump curve. Being able to read and understand a pump curve is frankly an essential skill if you’re someone who needs to select a pump for a specific application and […]
When the pump selection process starts, the required flow of the is often the only known variable for an application. For example, a system must move 2, 000 gallons per minute (gpm) from a holding tank to another tank or process. The size and pressure of the piping and the power of the motor must […]
See full story on tencarva.com Image courtesy of tencarva.com Whether you need a booster system, chemical dosing system, duplex multi-pump skid or any other equipment package, Tencarva has the skills, materials and capacity to deliver. Call Tencarva for a free estimate today.
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 […]
A profound shift in the global economy from developed to emerging markets has changed the landscape for the world’s leading food and beverage manufacturers. The past few years of economic hardship and fluctuating fortunes in different geographic regions have brought about extraordinary investment activity, restructuring, cost cutting and repositioning in the ranks at the world’s […]
Providing up to 300 pounds per square inch (PSI) of pressure boosting with vertical multi-stage pumps and stainless steel piping, the system quickly moves water to where it is needed. Data trending and energy logging capabilities enable operational adaptability that support critical water, energy and cost savings. Customizable alarm notifications and a 5.7-inch color touchscreen […]
For rotating shaft equipment and machinery that include large pumps, seal maintenance can be a time-consuming and expensive proposition. That was the case at one Midwestern power plant, where installing and maintaining the cartridge seals on its six large, recirculating service pumps were a regular ordeal. Repairing or replacing one of its cartridge seals was […]
Seepex’s standard ALPHA chemical metering systems are designed for simple plug-and-play installations. The systems come in five standard skid configurations: simplex options (one pump, wall or floor mounted), duplex options (two pumps, wall or floor mounted) and triplex option (three pumps, floor mounted). Included are NSF/ANSI Standard 61 certified progressive cavity metering pumps. The pumps […]
Centrifugal process pumps used in critical mining applications have downtime and safety implications. Jacques Visser of Morgan Advanced Materials examines the various technologies available for ensuring pump integrity, safety and performance through the use of modern materials and designs. Centrifugal pumps are widely utilised in the mining industry, primarily for the removal of slurry as […]
The only guards available online are the standard ANSI and the Standard Kit guards. Custom guards can not be made available for online purchase due to the complexity and uniqueness of the product.
Although the Supreme Court refused to eviscerate the law, the attacks were partially successful, because they spawned Court opinions and policies from the prior administration that have created enormous uncertainty about what the law protects, and that made it more difficult and time-consuming to adequately prevent and remedy pollution of a variety of long-protected water […]
Machine guarding programs are an important element of any industrial workplace that operates machinery. Machine guarding programs help protect employees from accidents before they happen, especially in cases where employees must interact with machinery outside their immediate specializations. One common method found in many machine guarding programs is a simple checklist. See full story on […]
Very precise, infinite adjustment of shaft speed is achieved through a simple manual adjust hand wheel. The Hydra-Cell G03/G13 dosing range accommodates repeatable, steady flow requirements up to 310 litres per hour at pressures up to 100 bar and flows up to 490 litres per hour at pressures up to 70 bar. The Hydra-Cell G10 […]
The initial focus of the development activity will be on reducing the amount of substrate (electron donor) required to successfully operate anoxic bioreactors as well as on minimizing the amount of solids generated during operation. Bioreactor treatment operating costs are among the lowest of any type of water treatment technology on the market today with […]
The BMS range is suitable for high flow and pressure applications in industrial and wastewater systems. The product design is 75% lighter than its predecessor due to the removal of maintenance-heavy components, which also makes it easier to access vital parts. It also features a permanent magnet motor which reportedly improves pump efficiency by up […]
Piping plans for mechanical seals are used to improve the environmental conditions around a seal, extend its capabilities and allow operators to monitor seal performance. American Petroleum Institute (API) 682 contains the most widely referenced specifications for mechanical seal piping plans. This standard includes existing piping plans used in the field and introduces new piping […]
Initial feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, according to Blacoh President, Andrew Yeghnazar. Andrew Yeghnazar, President of Blacoh Fluid Control, talked about how the roundtable format came to be. We challenged ourselves to capture integral parts of a complex process that relies heavily on technical knowledge and expertise, strong business relationships, and hands-on support in order […]
Goulds Pumps has released four new sizes of its 3296 EZMAG magnetic drive pumps. The four new sizes offer improved commercial fit, increasing the portfolios total discharge capability to 620 ft. See full story on worldpumps.com Image courtesy of worldpumps.com
Mouvex® is pleased to announce the launch its new Product Recovery Initiative.
Learn how innovative positive displacement pump technology helps customers in a variety of industries, including Process, Hygienic, Transport, Water/Wastewater and Military & Marine applications. Pump Solutions Group and its various Operating Companies have an solution for virtually any tough transfer application. See full story on psgdover.com Pump Solutions Group: Our Brands, Our Markets
Make sure you come see Tencarva at the AWWA-WEA conference April 6 – 8, 2014. Sign up now to attend the 2014 Spring Conference:Spring into Operation! This event offers great networking and educational opportunities for water and wastewater professionals, and provides vendors the perfect venue to showcase their products and services. Contact AWWA-WEA or Catrice Jones at […]
Marvell, AR is a small rural water system had been using an elevated storage tank for means of water pressure and volume for the town supplied by an old turbine that would only fill the elevated tank to about half of its capacity. They have a second elevated tank in the county as a back […]
Make sure you come see Tencarva at the VRWA conference April 16-18, 2014 at The Hotel Roanoke Conference Center,Roanoke, Virginia Sign up now to attend the 2014 Annual Conference &Technical Exposition ! This event offers great networking and educational opportunities for Rural water and wastewater professionals, and provides vendors the perfect venue to showcase their products […]
Make sure you come see Tencarva at the NCRWA conference May 13 – 15, 2014. Sign up now to attend the 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition! This event offers great networking and educational opportunities for water and wastewater professionals, and provides vendors the perfect venue to showcase their products and services. Contact NCRWA at 336.731.6963 […]
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. […]
Here are some simple, easy tips to implement that will result in fewer failures and longer lasting pressure sensors. Just as a large ship is steered by a rather small rudder, pressure sensors play a much larger role in process monitoring and control than their size indicates. Likewise, they may not be the most expensive […]
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 email@example.com, with your full name, company name, job title, telephone number, company email […]
By Allan BudrisVertical turbine pumps (VTPs) offer many unique advantages for many applications. VTPs are available in deep well, wet pit (short setting or close-coupled), canned, and submersible motor configurations. Accordingly, my September 2008 column on the advantages and cautions of using VTPs on water and wastewater applications concentrated primarily on cavitation, vibration and axial […]
The World of Pumps Quiz is the kick-off activity leading to Pump Appreciation Day, an annual program celebrated the second Tuesday in April. Pump Appreciation Day honors pumps as “the heart of industry” and features awards for outstanding organizations and individuals in the field, as well as activities to promote heart health.
High pressure low volume dosing: The Dura 5 & Dura 7 deliver stable sub-litre per hour flows at either 5 or 8 Bar in a rugged hose pump format. Often pumps are set to over-dose to compensate for the loss of performance leading to increased chemical usage. Hose pumps are a well proven solution and […]
Three different Goulds Pumps brand models were selected by Stanford as part of a comprehensive district heating plan that will replace a current natural gas-powered cogeneration plant with an electricity-powered heat recovery plant.
Having complete bottom drainage in a storage tank is key for safety and proper tank maintenance.
The right pump for transporting most sludges and raw sewage. No other pump offers more quality or experience-proven features than Hidrostal to insure reliability and unsurpassed performance.
The year long growing of tomatoes has a by-product of 15 to 20 m3 of waste vegetation per day. This tomato plant waste is transported by a seepex open hopper pump of range BTM to an anaerobic digester designed, supplied and operated by Biotech Services Ltd.
Manufactured to be a more cost-effective alternative to standard solid plastic pump chambers, these injected molded PE pump chambers are assembled under controlled and clean conditions to accommodate a wide variety of pharmaceutical and biotech systems. Equipped with a product wetted plastic pump chamber that can be replaced as a complete unit, Quattroflow 1200SU-M Series […]
Did you know that our shelters are being used by the telecommunications industry? As a matter of fact, we are in the process of finishing somecustom fiberglass buildings to be used as microwave repeater stations just south of the Arctic Circle.
BLACOH has been solving common pumping system problems since 1976. See full story on blacoh.com Image courtesy of blacoh.com
Last year, the machine guarding standard 29 C.F.R. 1910.212 was among OSHAs top 10 most frequently cited standards, moving up one spot from where it was the previous year.
Xylem Inc. played a key role in a recovery mission to stabilize a large cargo ship carrying 150, 000 tons of coal that ran aground off the coast of South Africa. Xylems Flygt 2600 series pumps removed water from the ship and helped to stabilize it so that none of the 1, 830 tons […]
It is unusual to come across someone today who has spent almost their entire career at one company.
The Board of Directors of Tencarva Machinery Co., which has a branch office in Greenville, has elected Edwin W. Pearce III as president after the retirement of Rod Lee, of Bayboro, who served in that position for 16 years.
Specifically engineered for retrofitting existing stations, the unit is an easy, cost-effective replacement to old pump controllers. Efficient water management: The controller delivers high-level control over resources and ensures efficient water use. By monitoring daily flow rates, superintendents can rest assured that overwatering will not occur.Eco-friendly and economical operations: Courses that use granular fertilizer can […]
An underwater pelletizing system the SPHERO 100 model brought substantial improvements to the type of granule produced and reduced the amount of waste produced.
The agreement covers mechanical seals and systems, high-performance couplings and hydrodynamic bearings used in the 24 centrifugal pumps supplied by TMP.
Pumping is a delicate process even more when handling media as sensitive as world class wines. With pumping being a crucial step According to the Wine Institute, 330 million cases of wine were consumed in 2010 alone. From 2010 to 2011, wine consumption in the US increased by 4.5 %, making America the worlds leading […]
Gorman-Rupp’s new Integrinex™ line of lift station controls is designed to ensure system performance through precise matching of controls to pumps and motors. See full story on grpumps.com Image courtesy of grpumps.com
Meeting the exacting fuel-delivery needs of Boston Yacht Haven’s clients requires a fuel pump that has been proven to reliably perform every time it’s called upon. This video illustrates how Blackmer® GX & X Series Sliding Vane Pumps answer the call for fuel delivery at the exclusive Boston Yacht Haven.
CUMMING – Tencarva Machinery Company, a distributor specializing in pumps, liquid process, and custom-designed systems for the industrial and municipal marketplace, recently acquired the assets of Pump Technology & Solutions Inc. (PTS), in Cumming, according to Rod Lee, Tencarva president.